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... 7TYPES OF EMERGENCY RESPONDERS Although it is common and often accurate to think of municipal fire and police departments as the only emergency responders, the first responders to a natural gas incident may extend beyond emergency response professionals, such as police officers and firefighters, to include • Transit operating employees, such as drivers and supervisors; • Transit maintenance employees, such as vehicle fuelers and mechanics; • Transit police and security guards; and • Members of the public. As emergency responders, fire and police personnel have a great deal of training and experience in handling emergency situations, and they have access to emergency equipment and resources.
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... 8A basic requirement is to recognize the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel. In this regard, there have been instances of responders and others confusing CNG or LNG with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
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... 9ther damage. If an explosion has occurred, it may be that all one can do is to survey the damage; if a fatality has occurred, no treatment can reverse the result.
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... A PRD is designed to fully vent the contents of a compressed gas cylinder that has been exposed to excessive temperatures. Once activated, the PRD will not reclose, and safety codes (for good reason)

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