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Railroad Emergency Preparedness

This course will teach emergency responders how to safely perform emergency operations in, on, and around railroad equipment.

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Railroad Emergency Preparedness
Railroad Emergency Preparedness

Time & Location

Jan 24, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Strasburg Railroad, 301 Gap Rd, Ronks, PA 17572, USA

About the event

The Railroad Emergency Preparedness is hosted and presented by Commonwealth Emergency Crisis Response and the Strasburg Railroad. This class will teach and cover the following topics:

1. Introduction to rail cars

2. On-track safety and situational awareness

3. Coordination of railroad functions

4. Passenger evacuation

5. Rail car securement

6. On-board emergency equipment

7. Communications

8. Hazards within passenger coaches

9. Environmental Concerns

10. Extrication methods

Upon completion of this course, EMS providers will be awarded 4.0 PA continuing education credits.

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