Railroad personnel will provide twelve (12) opportunities for PTER training on six (6) dates regarding passenger train emergency response
This Training is Free
Training, presented by Elizabeth Klute, AMTRAK
Northwest, David Albert, Southwest, Gary Miller
Midwest and Mike Stammel Southeast Regional
Emergency Managers, is specifically designed for Fire
Service, Law Enforcement, EMS, Emergency Health, Emergency Management, Public Works, and Utilities workers who may find themselves responding to a passenger train emergency or disaster.
Classroom training activities will Include familiarity with the following railroad topics:
- Track / Train / Engine Dangers
- Emergency Phone Numbers
- Hazardous Conditions / Keeping Safe Challenges of Extrication / Entry
- Who’s in Charge?
IF EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE
Equipment orientation activities will Include:
- Hands-on Walk Through
- Dangers of Power/Crush Injury etc.
Optional Equipment Drill activities can include:
- Window Pull/Ladder Slide Extraction (Fire Only)
- Emergency Medical Passenger Extraction(EMS/Fire)
- Equipment Suspect Search & Clearing (Law Only)
Agencies must bring their own emergency equipment and pre register for the drill/exercising option by calling Lis Klute, Regional Emergency Manager for Amtrak.
There is time for up to two agency exercises per class and a release of liability will be required.
Water will be provided, Class size limited to 25 PER CLASS
Training Sponsored by:
Seattle Fire Department
King County Emergency Management
Burlington Northern / Santa Fe (BNSF)
10 – Monday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
- – Thursday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
- – Friday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
8 – Monday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
10 – Wednesday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
18 – Thursday (0900-1300) & (1400-1800)
Amtrak Maintenance & Administration Facilities
Pacific International Room 187 S Holgate Street Seattle, WA 98134
Onsite Contacts:Elizabeth Klute (Lis) (206) 445-5952