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July 18, 2016 in Alternative Fuels, CNG, Education, LNG, NGVs, Propane, training by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Tulsa Clean Cities Hosting NAFTC Courses for Alt Fuel Mishaps

Organizers are spreading the word that three targeted courses for first responders at accidents involving alternative fuel vehicles will be held late next month at the Oklahoma City Community College’s Professional Development Institute.

Organizers including Tulsa Clean Cities and INCOG, the Indian Nations Council of Governments have set August 25-26 for three targeted NAFTC courses for first responders to vehicle collisions, incidents and injuries involving alternative fuel vehicles in the Tulsa area.

Organizers including Tulsa Clean Cities and INCOG, the Indian Nations Council of Governments have set August 24-25 for three targeted NAFTC courses for first responders to vehicle collisions, incidents and injuries involving alternative fuel vehicles in the Tulsa area.



The courses were developed by West Virginia’s National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium and will be hosted by Tulsa Area Clean Cities organization.

“With an increased use of alternative fuel vehicles throughout Oklahoma, the chance of these new technologies being involved in a collision also increases,” states an announcement circulated today.

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“Fire, emergency medical services (EMS), and law enforcement personnel need to be trained on the proper procedures for safely addressing incidents involving these new technologies,” the organization says.

“These three targeted courses feature techniques to safely respond to vehicle collisions, incidents and injuries involving alternative fuel vehicles. Additionally, the courses include information on alternative fuels, their properties and origins, and ways in which alternative fuel vehicles differ from conventionally fueled vehicles.”

  • The NAFTC course specifically for firefighters takes place on Wednesday, August 24: register here
  • The NAFTC course for law enforcement personnel takes place on the morning of Thursday, August 25: register here
  • The NAFTC course for EMS personnel takes place on the afternoon of Thursday, August 25: register here

Space is limited to 20 students per class, and registration ends August 5.


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Source: Tulsa Area Clean Cities with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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