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 …

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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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Upcoming Ethanol Emergency Response Webinars

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and TRANSCAER® have three more ethanol safety webinars coming up this year for ethanol emergency response teams. The “Train the Trainer” webinars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration / TRANSCAER® grant and designed as a “pay-it-forward” program so that a single webinar can train a group of individuals, who can then turn around and …

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Eight Ethanol Safety Seminars in Kentucky

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting eight ethanol safety seminars in Kentucky during the month of February. The ethanol safety seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/ TRANSCAER® grant, in partnership with the Paducah & Louisville Railway. Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is limited and Certificates of Completion will be awarded …

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2018 Ethanol Safety Webinars Scheduled

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting four ethanol safety webinars this year for ethanol emergency response teams, starting on January 31. The “Train the Trainer” webinars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration / TRANSCAER® grant and designed as a “pay-it-forward” program so that a single webinar can train a group of individuals, who can then …

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RFA Receives Grant for Ethanol Safety Training

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has received a $50,000 federal grant to help continue the its ethanol safety training program efforts. The Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) grant, from the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, was awarded to the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). RFA is among several partners in the grant. The grant, …

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Train the Trainer Webinar Next Week

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting their fourth ethanol safety seminar this year for ethanol emergency response teams on Wednesday, August 2. The “Train the Trainer” webinars, funded through a Federal Railroad Administration / TRANSCAER® grant, are designed to train a group of individuals, who can then turn around and pass that information along to provide entire …

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June RFA Ethanol Safety Events

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association is offering several opportunities for ethanol safety training in June. First, RFA and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting this year’s third “Train the Trainer” ethanol safety webinar for ethanol emergency response teams on Wednesday, June 14 from 12–2pm ET/11am–1pm CT. Professional hazmat trainer Joel Hendelman will provide instruction on how to train others in ethanol emergency response …

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Four Ethanol Safety Seminars in SD Next Week

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), in partnership with BNSF, the International Association of Fire Chiefs and TRANSCAER®, is hosting four ethanol safety seminars in South Dakota next week. The goal of these seminars is for attendees to gain ethanol emergency response training experience that can be put to use in the field, as well as pass along to other first …

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