RFA Hosting Free Ethanol Safety Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER®, is hosting a free ethanol safety “Train the Trainer” webinar on Tuesday, August 20, for ethanol emergency response teams. The webinar will take place from noon to 2 p.m. ET and is the fourth and final webinar to be funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER grant. It is designed to train a …

Ethanol, RFA, safety

RFA’s Missy Ruff Receives National Safety Award

Carrie Muehling

TRANSCAER presented the 2018 Chairman’s Award to Missy Ruff, technical services manager for the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). The award recognizes a TRANSCAER team member who has contributed above and beyond the normal call of duty to advocate, demonstrate and implement TRANSCAER’s principles. Ruff received the award during the RFA Committee Meeting prior to the start of the International Fuel …

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RFA Earns Seventh Straight TRANSCAER® Award

Cindy Zimmerman

For the seventh consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has received a TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award for its industry-leading ethanol safety program. RFA hosted numerous ethanol safety training events in 2018, giving more than 1,800 emergency responders the tools and information they need to effectively respond to any incidents involving fuel ethanol. The TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award is given …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, safety

RFA’s Ruff Elected to TRANSCAER® Exec Committee

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Technical Services Manager Missy Ruff was recently elected to the six person TRANSCAER® Executive Committee, which manages the TRANSCAER® program. Ruff will serve a two-year term. “Missy is a strong advocate for proper ethanol safety training and has been an active TRANSCAER® participant for a number of years,” said TRANSCAER® Director Erica Bernstein. “Through RFA’s …

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Ethanol Safety Webinar This Month

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER®, is hosting an ethanol safety webinar on March 19 for ethanol emergency response teams. The “Train the Trainer” webinar, which is funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER® grant, is intended to develop instructors to lead operations-level training and is open to all professional individuals above the technical level of training who are …

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Start the New Year off Right with Ethanol Safety

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and TRANSCAER® are getting the new year off on the right foot by offering plenty of opportunities for ethanol safety training. RFA/TRANSCAER® are hosting four ethanol safety webinars in 2019, beginning on Jan. 15, followed by March 19, July 2, and Aug. 13. All webinars are from 11am CT-1pm CT. They are free to attend, …

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RFA Hosting Ethanol Safety Seminars in VA

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and several organizations are hosting ethanol safety seminars in Virginia this week. The ethanol safety seminars, in partnership with TRANSCAER, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, will be held all day today, tomorrow and Wednesday in Chesapeake at the Chesapeake Public Safety Operations Building. The ethanol safety seminar focuses …

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Rhode Island Ethanol Safety Seminar This Week

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is joining other groups for an ethanol safety seminar in Rhode Island this week. The ethanol safety seminar, in partnership with TRANSCAER, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, will be held on May 11 in Exeter, R.I. Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is limited and …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA, safety

Ethanol Safety Seminars Earn RFA 6th TRANSCAER® Award

Cindy Zimmerman

For the sixth consecutive year, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has received a TRANSCAER® National Achievement Award for hosting a series of seminars last year on ethanol safety and emergency responders. In addition, RFA Technical Services Manager Missy Ruff received the TRANSCAER® Individual Achievement award for work on both RFA’s new ethanol safety DVD that was released last year and …

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First of Three Ethanol Safety Webinars Next Week

Cindy Zimmerman

Next week, the Renewable Fuels Association and TRANSCAER® will be holding the first of three ethanol safety webinars for ethanol emergency response teams. The webinars are scheduled for April 4, May 23, or July 25. The “Train the Trainer” webinars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER® grant. A single webinar can train a group of individuals, who can then …

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