Training

HAZMAT crews called to Chesterfield County neighborhood after search warrant issued

HMN- Any place, in any town, at any time this could be your call. If you want to practice or hear what the experts do. Don’t miss out on Firehouse Expo Nashville and the HOT classes! Training Training Training!!! CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County PoIice and HAZMAT are investigating a possible meth lab in a neighborhood off of ...

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Tech Talk: “Training Prop”

We at Hazmat Nation wanted to share a platform for tips and tricks for “Hazmatters”, like you who are doing the deeds daily. A pay it forward of sorts to keep those little things that make a big difference. So welcome to our new series “Tech Talk” This Tech Talk comes from Nick Bonstell from Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Nick shared ...

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Whats A “Unit” Train?

HMN-If you have never seen a Unit Train or don’t even know the term we are here to help. A unit train is a freight train carrying the same type of commodity, from origin to destination. Depending on the railroad and location, they can be between 65 cars in length and 200 cars (or more). The locomotives pulling the train ...

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Did you miss last nights ‘live’ show? Check out the The Hazmat Guys Nation video here!

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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