Training

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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First responders & propane emergencies

HMN-First responders learn how to handle propane emergencies. According to WJAC TV. SOMERSET – First responders and industry experts learned how to properly handle a propane emergency Saturday. Sponsored by a Pennsylvania Propane Association grant, the class included demonstrations from Michael Moore, a fire service and cargo tank emergency response trainer. Moore taught those who attended how to identify different kinds ...

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Chemical Soldiers share their recipe for success

HMN-FORT MCCOY, WI, UNITED STATES   “We’re having more incidents of chemical and biological weapons being used against civilian and military targets…in places all over the world,” said Staff Sgt. Walter Bonin, a CBRN specialist with the 340th Chemical Company. “We’re training to be ready because it’s happening more and more.” “We’re divided by platoons that do three specific functions ...

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Acetylene Tank, On Fire, Fire, Burning Cylinder

HMN- So if  you watched the Haz Mat Guys Nation Round-Table #33 you heard Mike asking what your thoughts are on placing the bomb blanket around a leaking burning acetylene tank. Here is just that situation found on YouTube from July 2011. If you have comments please forward them to info@hazmatnation.com or mike@thehazmatguys.com  

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