Free Oil and Gas Emergency Response Training for Communities, Emergency Responders


September 19, 2018 – The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) is partnering with Hess Corporation to provide free training designed to prepare communities, companies, and emergency personnel to safely and confidently respond to oil and gas emergencies. This training will be provided in conjunction with the 2018 Southwest Region EMS Conference, Saturday, Sept. 29 in Medora.


Training topics will include an active triage and mass casualty incident tabletop drill, hazmat response, and self-protection techniques for responders.


A reimbursement grant is available, thanks to funding from Hess Corporation, making it free to attend Saturday’s oil and gas track. Those involved in law enforcement, fire rescue, or emergency management are eligible to apply.


For more course details, or to register, go to For questions on the reimbursement grant, call the NDSC at (800) 932-8890.

NDSC to Provide Free Training Focused on Creating Emergency Action Plans for Businesses


August 13, 2018 –  The NDSC is partnering with Oasis Petroleum to provide a free training event in Williston Tuesday, September 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. central standard time. Free lunch will be provided for all attendees.


The training, titled Key Steps to Creating an Emergency Action Plan, will be based on FEMA’s suggested best practices for building a comprehensive emergency action plan for any emergency, including severe weather, active shooter, bomb threats, and fire. The instructor will outline key aspects needed to create the plan and how to work with outside agencies in the planning process. Attendees will leave with the basic knowledge and key first steps needed to create a comprehensive emergency action plan for their facility.


To register or learn more, click here.

Lease Space Available at New NDSC Safety Campus


July 30, 2018 – The NDSC’s new hands-on safety training campus in Bismarck has a 1,000 square foot professional office space that is available for lease. Located at 1710 Canary Avenue, the building is centrally located and adjacent to Bismarck State College.


The second floor office includes stunning views of northwest Bismarck and the Missouri River. The space is build-to-suit, but is large enough to accommodate four offices; a large conference room; reception desk; mail/work area; and a spacious storage area.


Other amenities include:

  • Access to a large balcony
  • Elevator access, ADA compliant
  • Ample parking
  • Multi-stall public restroom

Click here to learn more or contact Chuck Clairmont today at or (701) 751-6103.

New Partnerships Benefit NDSC Members


The NDSC has formed partnerships with two new organizations to provide discounts to our members:


MSDSonline: NDSC Members can now save 5% on MSDSonline’s award winning services. If you’re looking for a way to simplify your SDS management, this could be the solution for you. To learn more about this service, sign up for an upcoming webinar or login to the NDSC Members Only Area. For a quote or to schedule a demo, contact Jonathan Lusk at


Columbia Southern University: The NDSC is now a Columbia Southern University Learning Partner, meaning our members receive tuition discounts, exclusive scholarship opportunities, and more! Learn about this NDSC member-exclusive benefit here.


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The North Dakota Safety Council provides safety training and services across the state, including the cities of Bismarck, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot and Williston.