• United States



by Senior Editor

SLIDESHOW: Chemical Safety Training

Oct 14, 20091 min
Business ContinuityPhysical SecuritySecurity

Chemical giant Dow brings a safety education program to responders in small communities


TRANSCAER, sponsored by Dow, brings chemical and transportation industry experts into small communities for safety training.

Chemical Safety Training

” The program brings emergency responders into hands-on training sessions that focus on railroad equipment and hazardous material handling.

Traveling Classroom

The program travels and features training cars where responders learn.

Chemical Rail Cars

Real cars that responders may see out on a scene are also used in training.

Hands-on Training

Training cars come apart and allow students touch valves.

Valuable Education

Dow offers the training to responders in rural areas that might otherwise go without this kind of education.