This course provides an overview of
key concepts and strategies for field personnel, primarily on safely loading
and unloading railcars and maintaining DOT intermodal tanks. This course provides information, practices, and procedures
that support employees working in propane bulk plants that accept and dispatch
railcar deliveries and/or handle and maintain DOT intermodal tanks. The course
is updated to NFPA 54, 2015 edition and NFPA 58, 2014 edition.
The topics covered are:
Identifying the hazards associated
with handling and transferring propane and the appropriate personal protective
Railcar documentation, condition
requirements and spotting procedures.
Bulk plant railcar loading/unloading
systems and components, verifying the presence of odorant.
Loading and unloading railcar
Testing and inspection requirements
for DOT intermodal (IM) tanks.
Preparing DOT intermodal tanks for
Maintenance of DOT intermodal tanks.
The Instructor Tools for Performing Railcar Product Transfer and Maintaining DOT Intermodal (IM) Tanks can be
downloaded by adding item 9055-IT-14 to your cart. The Instructor Tools include
a PowerPoint presentation, instructor guide and digital book file.
Be sure to download the most up-to-date version of the NPGA CETP Certification Skills Assessment
. Product Code: PRC-009367