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U.S. Ethanol Biorefinery Locations: Source: Renewable Fuels Association, 2008
The Ethanol Production Process (Dry Mill)

 

Resources

  Training Guide to Ethanol
Emergency Response.
Videos
1.  Emergency Response Considerations(to be used in conjunction with the below training manual.) 
 
2.  Responding to Ethanol Incidents”: This 20-minute video provides the information first responders, and firefighters in particular, will need if they are called to an ethanol incident.
 
An Introduction to Ethanol

How to Use this Package

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 1: Ethanol and Ethanol-Blended Fuels

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 2: Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Ethanol and Hydrocarbon Fuels

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 3: Transportation and Transfer of Ethanol-Blended Fuels

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 4: Storage and Dispensing Locations

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 5: Fire Fighting Foam Principles and Ethanol-Blended Fuels

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 6: Health and Safety Considerations for Ethanol-Blended Fuel Emergencies

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

Module 7: Tank Farm and Bulk Storage Fire Incidents

Instructor Manual
Participant Guide

PowerPoint

 
  DVD Extras

Rail Car 101

Association of American Railroads’ Pamphlet 34 – Recommended Methods for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Non-Pressure (General Service) and Pressure Tank Cars

Tank Car Loading and Unloading” video

2012 U.S. DOT Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

U.S. DOT Chart 15

RFA’s Fuel Ethanol Guidelines for Release Prevention

Training Toolbox

Fuel Ethanol: Guidelines for Release Prevention & Impact Mitigation

ITRC: Biofuels: Release Prevention, Environmental Behavior, and Remediation

RFA E15 Safety Bulletin

NRT Quick Reference Guide Available for Fuel Ethanol

EERC Foam Performace

RFA Safety Bulletin Ethanol Placarding

PHMSA bulletin: Advisory Guidance:Ethanol Gas Mixtures

Ethanol Production: A Safety Perspective

ETHANOL – A New Challenge for Fire Fighters?

U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and PHMSA "How to Use": Emergency Response Guidebook training video

Fire Science Degree: A Guide to Schools Offering Fire Science Degrees

 

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Links

 
     
To reserve a hard copy of the Training Guide to Ethanol Emergency Response, please contact safety@ethanolrfa.org

 

   

Questions?
Contact safety@ethanolrfa.org.