Training

Carbon Dioxide tank overpressure

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Recently, a HAZMATNATION reader submitted an interesting CO2 call with us that we would like to share.  Thank you Mr. Lopez. Aright everyone I made a CO2 alarm last night and would like some insight. This was the first call I’ve ever made on a co2. We were dispatched for a CO2 alarm at a gas station/ fast food Restaurant. ...

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive. HAZMAT Leadership; Part III

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive; Part III (Catch up on Part I Here, and Part II Here) In the series, Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive, we have gone over shooting and moving as it pertains to HazMat operations. You can view the previous installments here . Continuing with our series is communication. Regardless of setting, communications will always be our greatest challenge. ...

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership – PART II

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership – PART II Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership In our previous installment (PART I) of Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive we briefly discussed the dynamics and importance of shooting from a HazMat leadership perspective. Shooting (or in our case, HazMat Operations) can be difficult even during training. So consider how much more difficult it ...

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Fire and Rescue Magazine Q3

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HMN-Check out this quarters issue of Fire & Rescue to see Hazmatnation editor Ryan Henry’s article about industrial furnace fires. Read the issue HERE Subscribe to Fire & Rescue HERE    

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership

Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership “Every soldier, regardless of rank, position, and MOS [Military Occupational Skill] must be able to shoot, move, communicate, and survive in order to contribute to the team and survive in combat. You should master these basic selected combat tasks as well as other tasks that your unit may deem necessary.” If you’re former military, ...

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Heroin Highways: From China White to Mexican Mud to Atlanta Snow – A 10,112 Mile Wide Problem

Heroin Highways: From China White to Mexican Mud to Atlanta Snow – A 10,112 Mile Wide Problem. In the first edition of this series of clandestine lab response, we covered methamphetamine related clandestine lab responses as well as some sampling/manufacturing methods. Today, we are shifting towards the ever growing opioid issue, specifically discussing heroin and fentanyl along with various other ...

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