RFA: Ethanol safety seminars scheduled in Vermont, Mississippi

By Renewable Fuels Association | January 02, 2019

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with Transcaer, will host ethanol safety seminars in Vermont and Mississippi this month.

All of the seminars are free to attend, but registration is limited. Certificates of completion will be awarded to attendees at the completion of the course.

The seminars are designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as those who work at fixed-facilities and transport fuel. They focus on numerous important areas of ethanol safety, including an introduction to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, chemical and physical characteristics of ethanol and hydrocarbon fuels, transportation and transfer, storage and dispensing locations, firefighting foam principles, general health and safety considerations and storage and pre-planning considerations.

The seminars will be held on the following dates and locations:

Jan. 19
Derby Line Fire
239 Elm St.
Derby Line, VT 05830
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm ET

Jan. 20
Rutland Town Fire Station
Four Rural Route
Rutland, VT 05701
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm ET

Jan. 22-24
Mississippi State Fire Academy
#1 Fire Academy U.S.A.
Jackson, MS 39208
Time: 8am-12pm CT & 1pm-5pm CT

Jan. 28-30
Mississippi State Fire Academy
#1 Fire Academy U.S.A.
Jackson, MS 39208
Time: 8am-12pm CT & 1pm-5pm CT

For more information or to register, visit www.rfa.traincaster.com.