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The Haz Mat Guys Nation Episode 29 – PPE Selection Review

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Car Bomb Kills One In Nevada- Video

HMN-Breaking: News outlet in  Las Vegas reporting the explosions were about 165 miles northeast of Vegas. PANACA, Nev. – Authorities are investigating what appears to be a car bomb explosion that killed one person in Nevada. According to the Lincoln County Record, residents said they heard a loud “boom” and the blast shook homes Wednesday night. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office told ...

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The dangers of Meth production – Training help for ALL first responders

HMN- The dangers associated with the production of Meth are often news here on HazMatNation and have been the discussion during The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable weekly discussion.   Meth labs are still a serious danger to ALL first responders and should be a part of your first in training with your crew.  The mobile meth labs, explained HERE by ...

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Pennsylvania Association of Hazardous Materials Technicians 2016 Hazmat Conference

HMN- Join our brothers and sisters in Pennsylvania for an awesome training and networking opportunity!  Four days of quality education and training by national experts for county/city/industrial hazmat teams and personnel, EMS, fire, law enforcement and emergency management staff. DATE AND LOCATION August 25 – 28, 2016 Radisson at Valley Forge Casino Resort 1160 First Avenue King of Prussia, PA ...

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Reference cards to sort out the difficult calls

HMN – Thanks to Todd Burton and IEC for providing reference cards to help with decision making during those difficult calls. Todd created the cards ‘to help hazmatters distinguish between drug labs and explosives labs’ and ads ‘I hope it is a nugget you can add to your tool box’. Todd, who is a specialized hazmat responder in San Diego ...

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The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable E27: IED’s and News, tonight.

Episode 27 – Tuesday 9:15pm EST

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Odor leads to Hazmat response, evacuation in Pawtucket, RI.

HMN- A government building was evacuated when a strong odor was noticed. Because it’s a government facility, it probably should be considered a target of opportunity for hate groups and all threats should be taken seriously. See the video from News 10. PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WJAR) — Firefighters evacuated approximately 100 people from a building at 249 Roosevelt Avenue in Pawtucket ...

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Check out the Pa. Hazmat Conference !

HMN- Join the Pennslvania  hazmat conference coming up in August. 

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“Rail is still the safest, cleanest way to move hazardous materials”

HMN- As reported by The Spokesman-Review:  The recent train derailment in Mosier, Oregon, drives home the importance of transportation safety and emergency response preparations. It also puts a spotlight on the hazardous materials that are essential to supporting jobs and maintaining public health. Slamming the brakes on shipments of hazardous materials by rail could have unintended consequences, such as damaging ...

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Threats to first responders changes response protocols in Alabama

HMN- To all the brothers and sisters out there no matter if you wear blue, tan, or any other color of uniform everyday we all need to lookout for one another. Although this story isn’t directly hazmat related it is concerning to us all. Aside from the dangers of everyday response the added stress of watching over each other can ...

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