Training Opportunity: Amtrak Passenger Train Emergency Response (PTER) Training
The Central Region Homeland Security Council and the Amtrak Police are pleased to announce a unique training opportunity: the Passenger Train Emergency Response (PTER) Training.
This is a free, two-part classroom and practical, emergency preparedness course for professionals who may respond to a passenger rail emergency.
This is a two-part training. You must sign up for an In-class Session and the Practical Session on June 15th. Click on the links below to sign up.
In-Class Session - Choose One:
Thursday, June 6th 2019, 8:00am-12:00pm at the WRTA Facility
Thursday, June 6th, 2019, 1:00pm-5:00pm at the WRTA Facility
Wednesday June 12th, 6:00pm-10:00pm at the Holden Public Safety Building
Topics covered will include Railroad Right of Way Safety, Passenger and Host Railroad Relationship, Railroad Nomenclature and Identification, Passenger Train Crew Identification, Challenges of Extrication, Incident Command System for Railroad incidents, Pneumatic and Electrical Hazards, Train Equipment Design, Incident Response Pre-Planning, Amtrak Incident Response Team overview, Derailment Case Studies, and a Brief Overview of Freight Trains.
Target Audience: First Responders –Firefighters, Emergency Medical Services, Law Enforcement, Emergency Managers, Police & Fire Dispatchers, Coroners/Medical Examiners who may respond to or be involved in Amtrak emergencies.
Please contact Conor McCormack at email@example.com for a copy of the flyer or for more information.