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Emergency Responder Training and Education


CSX provides emergency planning assistance and training to local fire, police and emergency response personnel in the communities we serve.

Online Training at hazmat.click4course.com

CSX hosts a free online training program to educate emergency personnel on how to safely respond to incidents on and around railroad property and equipment.

Hazmat's Click4Course offers participants the opportunity to gain an understanding of how railroads operate, including some of the hazards of working around the rails and necessary protocols to keep responders safe.

The web-based program takes less than an hour to complete and is intended to provide important information to public agency personnel in fire and police departments, rescue and emergency medical organizations about basic rail safety precautions, railroad operations, initial-response procedures, types of rail equipment and who to call in an emergency.

Upon completion of the training modules, participants must take and pass the quiz in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Training Materials

The CSX Transportation Public Safety and Environment department provides free training and emergency planning materials for emergency response agencies. Visit our Training Materials for Emergency Responders page to request any of the following items:

  • Community Awareness Emergency Planning Guide
  • Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents Self Study Guide
  • Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents Self Study Video
  • Locomotive Emergency Response Operations Video