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Module 3C Trucks And Trains…... Ohio Department of Health The 24-Hour Hazmat Emergency Communications Center Backed by the resources of the Chemical.

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3 Ohio Department of Health The 24-Hour Hazmat Emergency Communications Center Backed by the resources of the Chemical Manufacturers Association, CHEMTREC® offers shippers and carriers of hazardous materials a cost-effective way to comply with Federal DOT Regulations, while reducing risk and promoting Responsible Care®. In addition, CHEMTREC also works with emergency responders by helping to determine what chemicals are involved, how to protect others at the scene, as well as how to mitigate the incident. For a fixed annual fee, registrants received an unmatched array of services and benefits, including access to a 24-hour Communications Call Center, chemical product safety specialists, and 2.8 million MSDS'. CHEMTREC ( )

4 Ohio Department of Health CHEMTREC ( ) When you call Chemtrec An Emergency Services Specialist asks you for critical information about the incident, conditions at the scene, the product(s), shipper, and carrier. The Specialist accesses database of registrants, contacts, and technical information. You receive technical data on handling the substance(s) involved - Information is relayed from CHEMTREC's database of nearly 2.8 million Materials Safety Data Sheets, providing technical information, physical characteristics, handling, and disposal steps - In the event of injuries/exposures, CHEMTREC can provide medical support to the treating physician through our exclusive Meditec Service

5 Ohio Department of Health Before you talk to Chemtrec.. Helpful Information You Can Provide to Expedite Assistance: Your name and title Description of incident and actions taken Location, time, weather at scene At least one callback number at scene Dispatch center number, if available/appropriate Shipping paper information UN, NA (Placard) or STCC number of the product(s) Name of the products, preferably a trade name Carrier and trailer or car number Shipper and point of destination Consignee and destination Type or description and number of containers/packages Type and number of any injuries/exposures Specific information needed as a priority (MSDS, medical assistance, protective clothing information) CHEMTREC can be found at:

6 Ohio Department of Health Container Shape and Size zClassifications xPortable, fixed or transportation zPressure xNon-pressurized, low or high pressure zVapor Pressure and Storage xThe higher the pressure, the greater the potential for catastrophic failure xBLEVE

7 Ohio Department of Health Petroleum Storage Tanks Sale from above ground tanks is not permitted in Ohio UST’s must have been upgraded by December 1998

8 Ohio Department of Health Horizontal above ground tanks

9 Ohio Department of Health High Pressure

10 Ohio Department of Health Liquid Storage Tanks

11 Ohio Department of Health Covered top floating roof

12 Ohio Department of Health Open top floating roof

13 Ohio Department of Health Transportation Very High Pressure 3,000 to 5,000 psi compressed gas tube trailer High Pressure Gas Service Up to 300 psi CHEMTREC ( )

14 Rail Cars Hydrogen Cyanide Car - White with Red Stripe CHEMTREC ( )

15 Ohio Department of Health Chlorine Service Post ton cap. For Chlorine Service CHEMTREC ( )

16 Ohio Department of Health Pressurized Car Common for use in transporting LP gas, Anhydrous Ammonia and Propylene service. CHEMTREC ( ) PLACARD

17 Ohio Department of Health General Service Commodities General Service Commodities such as Fuel Oil, Alcohol, Vegetable Oil, Benzene and others. CHEMTREC ( )

18 Ohio Department of Health Rail Car Markings LEFT SIDE CHEMTREC ( )

19 Ohio Department of Health Rail Car Markings Right Side RIGHT SIDE CHEMTREC ( )

20 Ohio Department of Health Rail Car Markings “B” end The Placard CHEMTREC ( )

21 Ohio Department of Health Review: ÀThe Chemical Manufacturers have a service known as ____CHEMTREC____________ Á The telephone number for this service is __ _________ Â Some railroad cars must have the NAME as well as the placard on them. Ã Railroad cars carrying ___ACID____have a red strip around them. Ä Inter-modal shipments might be found on ___ANY_______type of transportation. ÅThe Manufacturer’s NAME_ or LOGO_ on the side of the car might be a good clue. Æ Name three things you should have ready for the call to Chemtrec. Ç______LOCATION, Your name & title, Description of the accident ÈUN, NA Number, Product name, Carrier, Trailer number, Care NO._ ÉMSDS Info, how many containers, etc.______________________


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