60,000 Emergency Responders Receive Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training

More than 60,000 emergency responders across 37 states have received training in the safe handling and distribution of anhydrous ammonia by Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER), a voluntary national outreach effort that focuses on assisting communities in preparing for and responding to a possible hazardous material transportation incident. The Anhydrous Ammonia Training Tour is the first nationwide, product-specific training module of its kind. Launched in the spring of 2011, the program concentrates on a number of topics, including ammonia properties, transportation protocol, equipment handling and emergency response in the event of a release. The tour f...

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