Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety for 1st Responders / Houma

August 15, 2017
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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Bayou Cane Fire Department
6166 West Main Street
Houma, LA
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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Class for 1st Responders 

  • Location:  Bayou Cane Fire Department, Houma 
  • Time: 8:30AM – 4:30PM
  • Date: August 15, 2017

ONLY ONE space is left for this class! Last chance to take this class for FREE! 

LCF is proud to bring these AFV training courses in Houma as part of a grant that will fund nearly a dozen alternative fuel safety classes in Louisiana over a two year period. 

Fire fighers, emergency medical services (EMS) & law enforcement personnel need to be trained on the differences between these vehicles and their conventional counterparts and on the proper procedures for safely addressing incidents involving natural gas, propane autogas, hydrogen, electric drive, and biofuel powered vehicles. This course is designed to educate 1st responders on the properties and procedures to follow when dealing with alternative fuel vehicles. 

Taught by certified NAFTC instructors, this course will enable you to:

  • List the key properties, characteristics, and functions of alternative fuels
  • Explain the operation of alternative fuel vehicles
  • Recognize alternative fuel vehicle components
  • Identify the risks and hazards common to alternative fuel storage, including high-voltage batteries and high pressure gaseous fuel cylinders
  •  Explain the major components of alternative fuel vehicle fueling and charging systems
  • Describe alternative fuel vehicle fueling and charging station safety systems
  • Identify the risks involved with the transport and handling of alternative fuels
  • List personal protective equipment necessary for EMS personnel when responding to an alternative fuel vehicle incident
  • List the steps required to secure an alternative fuel vehicle
  • List the steps for rescuing occupants from a damaged alternative fuel vehicle
  • Demonstrate proper fire response to an alternative fuel fire
  • Demonstrate proper response to a gaseous fuel leak

 

Display vehicles for hands-on portion of the class provided by:

Leblanc Toyota 

 

 

Tickets

$0.00 Free Registration / Includes Lunch

$0.00 LCF Member: Free Registration