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Incidents Involving Fuel Tank Trucks

Wed, 15 Jul 2009|

From Action Training Systems, Title 4 in the HAZMAT Containment Series. Explains the structural and safety features of MC 306/DOT 406 fuel tank trucks, the types of incidents that commonly occur with them and more

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Welcome to this sample course from action training systems. All of the learning objectives included in the full course are listed on screen. You will be -- -- sample of these sanctions in this demo a complete listing of our course content is available on our web site. Each day millions of gallons of fuel products are transported to gas stations and other facilities and fuel tank trucks. The US Department of Transportation. Regulates the design and manufacture of fuel tank trucks in the United States. The required safety features make transporting flammable and combustible liquids as safe as possible. Accidents do happen however so you need to know what to expect. And what to do -- -- fuel tank truck is involved in an incident in your jurisdiction. If the -- -- area of the tank is impinge by fire he can easily melt exposing the entire card. Remove all ignition sources immediately. And cover this -- with the appropriate fall to reduce the amount of paper and lower the risk of ignition. Disconnect the truck's battery by engaging the disconnect switch or by hand. Starting with the negative cable vehicle called it every year or cargo owner. They will need to contact the cleanup crew to dispose of this build product and the cleanup. Any environmental -- for more information about the whole line of over 200 course offerings available from action training systems. Visit our website at www. Action -- training dot com. Or contact us at 180755. 1440. Extension three.

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