Hazmat Series Part 6: Non-Accidental Release (NARs)
Do you know what a “NAR” is and how to prevent it? A Non-Accidental Release or “NARs” is a major topic in the hazardous materials world, and we have an expert from the DOT/FRA Radioactive Materials/Hazardous Materials area to discuss this important topic with attendees. Mr. Lawrence Massaro, an experienced railroad safety specialist, will walk us through what a NARs is, what the common factors are, and delve into pre-trip and shipper compliance issues facing the rail industry today. Mr. Massaro will also detail the procedures and science behind proper manway securement and main areas of inspection that could help reduce NAR incidents.
Building a Safety Culture: Safety Action Plan (SAP)
Does your railroad have a Safety Action Plan? What is it, you ask? Don’t worry, we will answer all of your safety action plan questions as part of this webinar. Mike Long, Senior Safety and Operations Manager will host this webinar and walk us through the vital components of an SAP, what it is, why its important, and how to maintain it. Copies of templates you can use to create your own SAP based on SLSI’s presentation will be provided by request. Click here to access a PDF of the presentation and click below to view the webinar recording.
Hazmat Series Part 5 - Shipping Papers and Important Documentation
Join the Short Line Safety Institute and Dave Buccolo for this webinar, which will review what shipping papers are, their importance, and a hazmat inspection overview. Shipping papers are a key element to have in any hazmat inspection and knowing more about them, what they should look like, and how to read them are important for anyone who has a hand in the transportation of hazardous materials. Click here to access a PDF of the presentation.
Hazmat Series Part 4 - Nuts and Bolts of Car Inspections
Join the Short Line Safety Institute as we continue our Hazmat webinar series! SLSI Executive Director Ron Hynes and Safety Program Manager Michele Malski will lead attendees in a deeper dive into the world of car inspections and requirements. This webinar will provide more in-depth examples of what to look for when performing inspections, particularly when dealing with tank cars. Presenters will also review basic placarding and placement, and common inspection errors. Click the button below to view the webinar.
Hazmat Series Part 3 - Highly Hazardous Flammable & Key Trains Overview
Join the Short Line Safety Institute as our Hazmat webinar series continues! JR Gelnar, ASLRRA's Vice President of Safety and Compliance, will define and review key trains and their requirements. He will also delve into regulatory requirements and best practices for highly hazardous flammable trains.