Tag Archives: chemical suicide

“Black Stone” becoming a new chemical suicide go-to

Chemical suicide

  HMN-In 2017 so far, 128 people have used the poison paraphenylenediamine for suicide. Chemical suicide is becoming a serious threat to EMS responders and rescuers alike.  Nation.com.pk provides more. BAHAWALPUR-Black stone or paraphenylenediamine has become a major facilitator in the suicides being committed by women commonly due to financial difficulties, domestic disputes and poverty. Despite a ban on its sale, ...

Read More »

Harassment leads to chemical suicide

HMN-Students at the Galgotias University who were harassed by senior students attempted suicide by investing a chemical from the schools laboratory.  One student was killed according to India.com Noida, Sep 29: A first-year Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) student of Galgotias University committed suicide on Thursday. The student’s parents have alleged ‘constant ragging’ by the seniors. More details are awaited. A ...

Read More »

San Anselmo street closed during chemical suicide inquiry

HMN- The alarming number of chemical suicide happening in the US makes for a great discussion on how your unit will respond as first or second due! Check out this news article from San Anselmo ans marinij.com   The investigation of a suspected suicide involving chemicals inside a car prompted a six-hour road closure and hazardous materials cleanup Sunday in ...

Read More »

Rochester HAZMAT Unit Responds to Suicide Attempt

HMN- An apparent chemical suicide was again a defining moment for public safety officials. The “Gray Area where Rescue meets Hazmat” by Phil Ambrose will outline this very type of call for responders at FDIC #2017!   Rochester HAZMAT Unit Responds to Suicide Attempt by Andy Brownell February 12, 2017 3:01 PM Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – The Rochester Fire ...

Read More »

Chemical Suicide: Rochester HAZMAT Unit Responds to Suicide Attempt

phil ambrose

Chemical Suicide Attempt HMN- Great job by deputies who removed the woman from the vehicle.  We don’t hesitate when it is fire, calculate the risk and attempt the grab, or at least break windows and ventilate. According to KROCAM.com: Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – The Rochester Fire Department’s HAZMAT unit was called into action early Sunday morning after a woman ...

Read More »

Chemical Suicide Training – Sound advice from the HazMat Guys Podcast

Chemical Suicide Training Response and Training information from TheHazMatGuys Podcast. In this episode, Chemical Suicide Training, Bobby and Mike once again break down (to a level we can understand), the chemistry and response considerations for what can be a difficult call.  If you don’t know the HazMat Guys it is time to put on your headphones and listen.  Bobby and Mike ...

Read More »