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.
Hazmat Series Part 2 - Introduction to Crude Oil Transportation:
Join the Short Line Safety Institute for an introduction to the world of crude oil transportation: tank cars, inspections, and train placement. The ASLRRA’s Vice President of Safety & Compliance, JR Gelnar, will guide this informative presentation with a review of tank car inspection practices, including response plans for suspicious devices. He will also present an overview of the regulations affecting crude transportation and delve into train placement for dangerous materials.
Hazmat Series Part 1 - Hazardous Material Placards and Federal Requirements:
An introduction to the world of hazmat classifications, requirements and placarding. Topics of discussion include the classifications of each group, highlighting their important properties. Mike Long will further explain the regulations required for hazardous material response and reporting, including placard placement for different types of rail cars. Mr. Long will also explain the importance of displaying the proper placards for the proper commodities and the FRA rules involved with this practice.
The True Cost of Injuries and Accidents:
Join the Short Line Safety Institute's Mike Long, Senior Operations and Safety Manager, for an in-depth discussion of the financial impact of injuries and fatalities in today’s regulatory environment. Mr. Long will highlight recent events that have influenced regulations. He will also explain the financial effect on a railroad if an injury or fatality occurs, and how a railroad’s safety culture can play a key part in preventing future events. This is a serious and eye-opening presentation that you will not want to miss!
Click the button below to watch and learn what an assessment is, the steps of an assessment from start to finish, and how the assessment process is designed to help identify and define ten essential elements necessary for a strong commitment to safety culture. Designed for the short line and regional railroad audience, participants will gain an understanding of how a safety assessment works and resulting benefits to the railroad.
Safety Culture Assessments Webinar
Railroad Safety Culture - Past, Present and Future:
A discussion on safety culture, its meaning, importance, and impact on the railroad industry. DOT’s Mike Coplen talks about the past, present and future of railroad safety culture, while SLSI Executive Director Ron Hynes explains the SLSI’s role in building awareness and educating industry stakeholders. Viewers gain an understanding of how the SLSI intends to achieve its vision of enhancing the safety culture and safety performance of short line and regional railroads through meaningful and productive partnerships.
Railroad Safety Culture Webinar