Industrial Fire Familiarization: FDIC 2017

  Industrial Fire Familiarization: FDIC 2017 This year, I have been given the amazing opportunity to attend FDIC 2017 in Indianapolis. It will be my first time experiencing the event, and I’m looking forward to it greatly. As both an industrial, and municipal responder, I want to try and get in as much as possible to help me in both ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Most dangerous jobs

Industrial job

Dangerous industrial jobs Life inside a modern refinery can be a dangerous place. Some of the jobs that we see on a daily basis can make even the most seasoned HAZMAT vet squirm. After talking to a few of my colleagues, I compiled a list of 4 of the most dangerous jobs we see out in the plants today, in ...

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UASs Provided Hazardous Materials Drill View

HMN-Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Special Operations Division and hazardous material teams working alongside Orlando-based 329th (CBRN) Company to drill. See the full story and drone video from iHLS news. A fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used to provide live situational awareness at a joint exercise between Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue (MDFD), the US ...

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Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Announcement

HMN- Our friends at Hazmat Management have announced training opportunities. The Chlorine Institute & TRANSCAER Announce the 2017 Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour & Webinar Schedule The Chlorine Institute (CI) recently announced its 2017 Chlorine Institute/TRANSCAER Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour and webinar schedule under the TRANSCAER program. All sessions are free ...

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PPE Selection Secrets by The HazMat Guys

The HazMat Guys – PPE selection secrets! HMN- Working to improve your game?  Got a long drive ahead and need a playlist?  Want to get smarter?  Whatever your motivation, check out this episode of the HazMat Guys Podcast and learn the secrets of PPE selection.  It’s as easy as following the link, and putting in your earbuds.  Enjoy. Click here ...

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Keeping prepared in PA with Somerset County HazMat Team

The Somerset County Hazardous Materials Response Team 600 hosted the TEEX MGT-348 Medical Preparedness and Response to Bombing Incidents at the Region 13/Hazmat Building on January 21st and 22nd, 2017. The class was comprised of 44 first responders representing 22 agencies. The two day course objectives were as follows: Explain how to apply the lessons learned from actual bomb incidents ...

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