Training

Firefighters hurt in explosion during training

HMN-Three firefighters injured in an apparent explosion during live fire training in Massachusetts. This story from WCVB5 Boston. SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Three Massachusetts firefighters are recovering after being injured in an apparent explosion during a Massachusetts Fire Academy training. The Springfield Republican reports two unnamed firefighters from South Hadley were hospitalized and later released after a Tuesday explosion at ...

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The Power of a BHO blast, Drug labs

The Power of a Drug Lab explosion Thanks to Todd Burton, see more at HazMatter7      

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Advanced HazMat Meter Quiz

industrial fire quiz

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3 State Police Officers being treated after chemical spill on I-25

HMN- Liquid Oxygen was spilled and multiple police officers were treated after responding to the spill on September 22, 2016. Video report from the incident from KOB.COM here.      State police say Interstate 25 traffic is now open in both directions after a previous closure. Earlier Thursday, all lanes were closed in both directions on Interstate 25 North and South ...

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HazMat Narcan Survey

Narcan Survey To help our fellow teams across the HazMatNation we are doing a quick survey on who carries Naloxone (Narcan) on their HazMat Rig. We will share the general (confidential) results here as well as email results to those who participate.

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HazMat Specialist Training in Nor Cal by IEC

HazMat Specialist Training HMN- Another great video by Todd Burton of IEC/San Diego County HazMat of recent HazMat Specialist Training.  If you follow any of our material Todd is often referred to as ‘The Google of HazMat’.   Todd also recently developed a decision matrix and app to assist with determining drug vs. explosives lab. HazMat Specialist – A HazMat ...

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Hands on HazMat in VA Beach, VA HazMat Conference

HazSim will be at Booth 7 at the Expo!

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Tech Talk: “Keys To Running A Successful Hazmat Incident”

HMN- If you don’t run a full scale event often, refresh with this latest incident from Phoenix and this episode 2 of Tech Talk These Tech Tips come from Jeff Zinteck and are our second feature on Tech Talk !   Command officers gather and stay at Command post, Hazard Group assigns the teams (research, dressing, decon, entry, backup safety) ...

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Upcoming Conferences! PA ,MA, VA.

PA HazMat Conference Pennsylvania 2016 HAZMAT CONFERENCE August 25 – 28 Radisson Hotel, Valley Forge, PA   MA HazMat Conference VA HazMat Conference 2016 Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference & Expo September 13-16, 2016 Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, VA  

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Bonding and Grounding – The HazMat Guys Podcast

The HazMat Guys Podcast

HMN – Last week Phoenix area HazMat teams conducted a stinger operation to transfer fuel from a tanker involved in a highway accident.  These operations require actions to ensure static charge will not initiate fire or explosion. Check out the following podcasts by Bobby and Mike, The HazMat Guys, on how to safely perform a bonding and grounding operation.

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