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Belmont College and Hess Corporation to Host Shale Safety Institute

 

A Fire and EMS safety training event will be held at Belmont College for local first responders to prepare them for oilfield emergencies.

   

WHO:         Belmont College and Hess Corporation

 

WHAT:        The Shale Safety Institute 2015, a partnership between Belmont College and Hess Corporation

 

WHEN:        Saturday, August 22, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (event agenda below)

 

WHERE:       Belmont College

                     68094 Hammond Road

                     St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

                                                                                   

Interviews:  Belmont College and Hess will have a spokesperson available for comment.

                       

Contact:       For more information contact Julie Mamie, Public Relations Coordinator, at 740-699-3863.

 

*Press release to follow: Saturday, August 22, 2015.

 

Event Agenda:

 

Registration 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Horizon Hall Lobby

Opening – 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Horizon Hall

Breakout Session One – 9:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Pipeline Emergencies

Basic Foam Theory & Application

Gas & Oil Pad from Start to Finish

Incident Command for Gas/Oil Emergencies

What’s on Fire?  You need how much water?

Confined Space Rescue Considerations for Gas/Oil Sites

First Responder Rehab for Large Incidents

Hands on Flammable Gas/Flammable Liquid Fire Behavior

Patient Care for HazMat Exposure

Triage for Mass Casualty Incidents

“It’s only a Flesh Wound!” Soft Tissue Injuries

 

Lunch and Invitation for Local, state and federal officials to speak 11:00 a.m. – Noon – Horizon  Hall

 

Breakout Session Two – Noon – 1:50 p.m.

Do You Hear What We’re Saying (Communications)

HazMat Size Up

Commanding the Technical Rescue Incident

Heavy Lifting: Beyond our Capabilities

First Responder Rehab for Large Incidents

Sardis Ohio Well Incident from Start to Finish (A Case Study)

Hands on Flammable Gas/Flammable Liquid Fire Behavior

Spinal Immobilization

“It’s only a Flesh Wound!”  Soft Tissue Injuries

Foam Techniques for Large Class B Fires

“Let’s NOT have a Blast!”  Blast Injuries             

 

Breakout Session Three – 2:00 – 3:50 p.m.

Do You Hear What We’re Saying (Communications)

LZ Safety & Communications

Gas & Oil Pad from Start to Finish

“Preserve the Canary” Metering & Detection Techniques

Commanding the Technical Rescue Incident

Heavy Lifting: Beyond our Capabilities

Sardis Ohio Well Incident from Start to Finish (A Case Study)

Hands on Flammable Gas/Flammable Liquid Fire Behavior

Pipeline Emergencies

Triage for Mass Casualty Incidents

Foam Techniques for Large Class B Fires