2020 Q2 Newsletter - In the Spotlight: MD-UN

MD-UN, a division of GFL Environmental Inc., is based out of Saint Jérôme, QC. At this location, they have several large bays, well-equipped response vehicles and a team ready to respond to all hazard classes. This team has shown a depth of experience and training over the years, with a long list of successful responses to road and rail incidents.

The MD-UN team responds on behalf of ERAC to flammable liquids by rail incidents in the province of Quebec. Jean-Claude Morin leads the team, doing an excellent job of keeping coordinated and ready to respond a diverse staff that doesn’t work together on a day in and day out basis.

A varied skillset base helps set this team apart, which has proven to boost the team’s proficiency in difficult situations. The MD-UN members continue to increase the depth of skills with their wide technical service offering to industries, regular training, the frequent emergency response they are exposed to, as well as maintaining multiple trailers owned by ERAC and the response team.