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AWR 147 in Coraopolis, PA

The RDPC is bringing AWR 147 Rail Car Incident Response to Coraopolis, PA beginning on July 15, 2020, 8:30 a.m..

Rail Car Incident Response

This eight-hour awareness-level course is designed to increase the knowledge of first responders in recognizing and characterizing the different types of rail cars, potential leaks, and courses of action to be taken based on initial site assessment. The course will increase participants' knowledge of safety and hazardous conditions that may exist at the scene, and will allow them to become familiar with safe practices adopted by the railroad industry. This course has been developed by The University of Findlay and is delivered in an instructor-led format.

Registration Deadline

All participants must register by July 1, 2020, 5 p.m. to ensure their spot in the course.

How to Register

To register for this course, please use the following Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency website: or for questions, please contact Robert Gerlach at 412-473-7071 or email Robert.Gerlach@AlleghenyCounty.US>.