Seminar on Transportation Of Hazardous Materials

Seminar on Transportation Of Hazardous Materials

A weekend seminar on hazardous materials transported by truck will be conducted by the Connecticut Fire Department Instructors Association. The seminar at the Ramada Inn in North Haven, Conn., will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, February 28 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2.

One of the features will be a display of tank trucks for flammable gases and liquids that will follow a talk on tanker construction and safety devices. Speakers will discuss how to handle incidents involving not only flammable gases and liquids, but also hazardous solids and explosives. Extinguishing agents and methods will be covered during the Sunday sessions.

On Saturday night there will be workshops on liquefied petroleum and natural gases, coordination by municipal fire departments and industrial fire brigades to provide better plant protection, and recognition and initial treatment of health hazards at highway incidents.

Additional information can be obtained from Peter Mullen, Secretary, Connecticut Fire Department Instructors Association, Fire Department Headquarters, Main Street, Branford, Conn. 06405.

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