Training

“Back To It” in this weeks Buzz Blog!

Welcome back to the Buzz Blog fellow hazmatters, My apologies for the delay in getting this next blog out to everyone. I hope to get a new blog out to everyone every 2-3 weeks. I want to start out by offering condolences to the Burchett family, friends, Cecil Co. MD Dept. of Emergency Services and Singerly FD of Elkton MD ...

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HazSim “making it real”

HazSim Pro training system has been used to train across the U.S since 2011. Trainers in HazMat and Confined Space realized that ‘tapping the student on the shoulder’ was NOT effective training.  This system uses NO hazardous materials and although may not look exactly like your front line meter, shows the important data which the all students needs to learn ...

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Nerve Agents Part II: Response Considerations

NERVE AGENTS PART 2: Response Considerations David Millstein, May 2017 If you recall from the first part of this article we focused on VX, a particularly hazardous WMD nerve agent. Although designed for use in military operations, nerve agent use has been on the decline for decades, but through clandestine synthesis, theft, or military use, they should remain (or be ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: FDIC 2017

  Industrial Fire Familiarization: FDIC 2017 This year, I have been given the amazing opportunity to attend FDIC 2017 in Indianapolis. It will be my first time experiencing the event, and I’m looking forward to it greatly. As both an industrial, and municipal responder, I want to try and get in as much as possible to help me in both ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Most dangerous jobs

Industrial job

Dangerous industrial jobs Life inside a modern refinery can be a dangerous place. Some of the jobs that we see on a daily basis can make even the most seasoned HAZMAT vet squirm. After talking to a few of my colleagues, I compiled a list of 4 of the most dangerous jobs we see out in the plants today, in ...

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UASs Provided Hazardous Materials Drill View

HMN-Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Special Operations Division and hazardous material teams working alongside Orlando-based 329th (CBRN) Company to drill. See the full story and drone video from iHLS news. A fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used to provide live situational awareness at a joint exercise between Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue (MDFD), the US ...

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Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Announcement

HMN- Our friends at Hazmat Management have announced training opportunities. The Chlorine Institute & TRANSCAER Announce the 2017 Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour & Webinar Schedule The Chlorine Institute (CI) recently announced its 2017 Chlorine Institute/TRANSCAER Rail Safety and Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Training Tour and webinar schedule under the TRANSCAER program. All sessions are free ...

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