Advanced Bulk Storage Emergency Responder (Non Certification)

ASP205 - 36.00 Hours

Description


Advanced Bulk Storage Response is a hands-on course designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving bulk storage. This five-day course is designed to expand the knowledge and skills for emergency responders, tank farm operators, and bulk-storage and containers facility supervisors/managers when responding to and successfully mitigating large atmospheric storage-tank emergencies.  The course will combine classroom lecture and small group activities with field observation and hands-on skill practice, utilizing live-fire simulations of bulk-storage emergencies.  The course will conclude with a capstone live-fire field response to the largest atmospheric storage tank fire prop in North America. 

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description


Advanced Bulk Storage Response is a hands-on course designed to provide emergency responders with the skills and knowledge to mitigate a flammable liquid fire involving bulk storage. This five-day course is designed to expand the knowledge and skills for emergency responders, tank farm operators, and bulk-storage and containers facility supervisors/managers when responding to and successfully mitigating large atmospheric storage-tank emergencies.  The course will combine classroom lecture and small group activities with field observation and hands-on skill practice, utilizing live-fire simulations of bulk-storage emergencies.  The course will conclude with a capstone live-fire field response to the largest atmospheric storage tank fire prop in North America. 

Prerequisites

Non-firefighters: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel, Non-ERT, etc. - No prerequisites required.

Firefighters: Training in accordance with 29CFR1910.156, NFPA 1081 Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Members, Advanced Exterior Firefighting Level II (ASP201), NFPA 472 Flammable Liquid Bulk Storage Specialist (IND014), or similar training.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 4 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual

Topics

• A discussion of various types of bulk-storage tanks and containers+• Design+construction characteristics+and ancillary equipment integrated into common types of storage tanks+• Fire and safety components of bulk-storage facilities to include multiple extinguishing media+• Crude oil characteristics and special hazards related to bulk-storage tanks+• Large-volume delivery devices for both water and foam+• Incident preplanning and scene size up+• Response strategies and tactics including logistical concerns for extremely large fire flows

Suggested Audience

Appropriate for all emergency response personnel and non ERT, ie: Terminal Managers, Support Personnel and Non-ERT, etc.

Other Information

Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.

Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

Contact Information

Jeff Rhoads

Training Manager
Phone: (866) 878-8900 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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