A.I.D., Inc. Expert Training Series

AFFORDABLE EXPERT MULTIMEDIA TRAINING

Explore all of the Benefits of our Expert Training Series and then take some online demos for a test drive below.


Railroad Tank Car Inspection
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The Tank Car program is much an expert system as it is an inspection program. Beginning with checking load spot clearances, setting the handbrake, and chocking the wheels to ensure the safety of the loader (operator). Then covering every other item in each of the three (3) component groups known as Running Gear (Wheels, axles, springs, side bearings, etc.) Safety Appliances (Platform, walkways, handrails, grab irons, sill steps, etc.) and Product Appliances (Manway, safety valve, bottom outlets, tank, etc.).

It also covers DOT and AAR regulations and has over 1,500 photographs and a 30 minute training film designed to make this training program the best way to learn how to inspect tank cars.

Note: Program can be configured to produce a certificate of completion.


Click HERE for the online demo



Railroad Hopper Car Inspection
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The Hopper Car program is as much an expert system as it is an inspection program. Beginning with checking load spot clearances, setting the handbrake, chocking the wheels to ensure the safety of the loader (operator). Then covering every other item in each of the three (3) component groups known as Running Gear (Wheels, axles, springs, side bearings, etc.) Safety Appliances (Platform, walkways, handrails, grab irons, sill steps, etc.) and Product Appliances (Manway, safety valve, bottom outlets, tank, etc.).

It also covers DOT and AAR regulations and has over 1,500 photographs and a 30 minute training film designed to make this training program the best way to learn how to inspect hopper cars.

Note: Program can be configured to produce a certificate of completion.


Click HERE for the online demo



Loading, Blocking, and Bracing
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This program covers in detail how to safely load non-bulk containers such as drums, IBC’s, boxes and bags into a van, reefer, or sea container. The program begins with chocking the vehicle and many other steps to ensure the safety of the inspector and driver.

It then covers proper vehicle selection based on products carried and mode of transport to be used. The physical inspection of the van, container and chassis. It emphasizes the importance of the Product segregation chart, contains more than 30 Load Securement Procedures (LSI’s) and meticulously describes the use and construction of wood bulkheads, the proper use of Tygard® fabric barrier strips and all other approved securement methods and void fillers.

Note: Customization may be needed to add load securement methods for containers shipped by your company that are not currently included in this program.

Note: Program can be configured to produce a certificate of completion.



Cargo Tank Inspection
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Covers all aspects of Cargo Tank inspection beginning with chocking the vehicle and many other steps to ensure the safety of the inspector and driver.

Once the unit is secure the program describes every component of the cargo tank from top manway to the bottom outlet assuring its user knows the proper name, location, function and out-of service criteria for each. The program also includes a comprehensive check sheet that in computer terms is completely ‘Hot”. Meaning each item on the check sheet is linked to the part of the program that describes it and its proper operation.

Although each type of cargo tank is represented within the program a pictorial menu makes selection so easy the user need go no farther inside the program then the vehicle he/she is interested in. Loading and unloading is also covered.

Note: Program can be configured to produce certificate of completion.

 

Portable Tank Inspection
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Covers all aspects of Portable (ISO) Tank inspection beginning with chocking the vehicle and many other steps to ensure the safety of the inspector and driver.

Once the unit is secure the program describes every component of the portable (ISO) tank from top manway to the bottom outlet assuring its user knows the proper name, location, function and out-of service criteria for each. In addition, a separate section describes the chassis, its components and out-of-service conditions. The program also includes a comprehensive check sheet that in computer terms is completely ‘Hot”. Meaning each item on the check sheet is linked to the part of the program that describes it and its proper operation.

Although each type of portable tank is represented within the program a pictorial menu makes selection so easy the user need go no farther inside the program then the vehicle he/she is interested in. Loading and unloading is also covered.

Note: Program can be configured to produce a certificate of completion.

 

Hazardous Materials Transfer in the Field
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This module covers instructions on how to make safe transfers anywhere. HAZMAT responders and emergency service workers alike will benefit from this training program.

From assessing the situation to righting overturned cargo tanks, it covers all aspects of transferring, including:

• making transfers using a variety of equipment
• transferring from overturned cargo tanks
• techniques and equipment for righting an overturned cargo tanker
• bonding and establishing a low-ohm ground connection



To keep updated on our upcoming multimedia training products, please send email to aidtrain@comcast.net and let us know which title(s) you're interested in.

For customized multimedia training programs, contact Donald Brittingham (Technical Manager) at 302-743-2935 or email