"Chlorine" is a safety video about the hazards of the industrial gas chlorine and safe response to incidents involving chlorine. It is part of the HazChem Series and is available separately or as a part of the series.
Chlorine is found in almost every town because it is used in water and sewage treatment. Chlorine vapors, heavier than air, remain close to the ground and expand rapidly when released, creating a hazardous atmosphere. This training program includes information about chlorine's use as a WMD in Iraq; studies DHS warnings about a worst case scenario involving chlorine; updated information about placarding and labeling; an extensive case study of the Graniteville, SC train derailment and chlorine release of 40 tons of gas.
Other opics covered include:
•Toxic effects of chlorine
•Use of Level A and Level B ensembles during response activities
•Methods of leak detection
•Chlorine Institute A, B and C kits
•Use of water to cool containers and for vapor control. 28 minutes.
•Included in the package is an Instructor's CD-Rom with Powerpoint, post seminar quiz and other resources helpful in presenting a training session.