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Buzz Blog: WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND PART II

Buzz Blog: What you leave behind Part II Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog for Part II of What You Leave Behind. I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Virginia Hazmat Response Conference in the 2nd week of September. VA Hazmat is the oldest running hazmat conference in North America for more than 30 years ...

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Buzz Blog: WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND PART I

HMN- Hello fellow hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog. I want to start of this edition by defining the word legacy. Legacy is:  something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past. One could apply this definition in many different ways to their lives. In fire service terms I believe it boils down ...

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Buzz Blog: The Strength of a Nation

HMN- Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome to the next edition of the Buzz Blog. June has been a busy month in the world of hazmat for all of us. The IAFC Hazmat was held in Baltimore from June 15th-18th. I consider myself lucky to attend every year. It could not be more convenient to have the conference in my back ...

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“Back To It” in this weeks Buzz Blog!

Welcome back to the Buzz Blog fellow hazmatters, My apologies for the delay in getting this next blog out to everyone. I hope to get a new blog out to everyone every 2-3 weeks. I want to start out by offering condolences to the Burchett family, friends, Cecil Co. MD Dept. of Emergency Services and Singerly FD of Elkton MD ...

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Buzz Blog: WADE TOXIC DUMP MARCH 27TH, 2017

Hello again fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the BuzzBlog. I hope you enjoy this edition as I will present the collision of soccer and hazmat response. My friends and co-workers that know me personally can attest that I am a pretty big soccer fan. I follow the Philadelphia Union soccer team that plays in the Major League Soccer (MLS) ...

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THE GREAT DEBATE PART III

Hello again fellow Hazmatters, Welcome back to the Buzz Blog for Part III of the Great Debate. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read the Blog. I appreciate the comments, debate and new friends that have come with this blog. I see it as a privilege to be a part of the greatest profession the world. ...

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HazMat PPE Selection :The Great Debate Part II

HazMat PPE THE GREAT DEBATE FEB. 20TH, 2017 PART II Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Great Debate Part II (Find Part I here). The Great Debate in Hazmat is HazMat PPE selection of course. Does anyone else like the opening photo from the Ghostbusters movie?? I have always been a fan of Ghostbusters I and II. I ...

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PPE Selection: Buzz Blog stirs ‘The Great Debate Part 1’

PPE Selection: THE GREAT DEBATE FEB. 16TH, 2017 PART I   Welcome back to the Buzz Blog Fellow Hazmatters, I am now two weeks removed from my Caribbean vacation and I wish I was back there already!!! I did come home to some good news for this coming June. I am happy to announce I have been given an opportunity ...

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Buzz Blog: HAZMAT ON VACATION

“HAZMAT ON VACATION” Hello Fellow Hazmatters! Hello Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog. As you may know from my previous blog that i was on a two week vacation to the Caribbean. I spent some of my time wondering about hazardous materials and where i might encounter them on my trip. I know pretty pathetic right?? Two ...

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Buzz Blog: The Part of your job you Hate

Kevin Ryan Buzz Blog

BUZZ BLOG THE PART OF YOUR JOB YOU HATE 1-13-17 Hello again Fellow Hazmatters and welcome back to the Buzz Blog. I have to start out by thanking all the members of the HazmatNation. My first blog on the tragedy in Amarillo, TX received over 6000 views as of this writing. I am totally overwhelmed by this number. The most ...

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