Propane Council of Texas to hold training for propane emergencies

August 28, 2014 By    
Propane Council of Texas

The Propane Council of Texas says its training is designed to continue the exchange of vital propane safety information, techniques and experiences among the propane industry and emergency responders.

The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) will hold its third annual Texas Propane Emergency Responders Training event September 29-30. It is geared to anyone involved with propane-related emergency and incident response activities, including propane retailers, fire fighters, emergency response trainers and hazmat personnel.

The 16-hour educational session will take place at the Brayton Training Field at TEEX in College Station and includes in-classroom training and live fire training. Instructors are veteran firefighters who have extensive propane experience, says ProCOT.

Training will cover:

  • residential propane tank fires,
  • BBQ cylinder fire control,
  • propane transportation incidents and fires, and
  • propane bulk plants and bulk plant fires.

Propane professionals licensed in Texas will receive eight hours of continuing education from the Railroad Commission of Texas. Registration costs $59 per propane professional and includes two days of training plus meals. To register, go here.

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