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County RUST demonstrates confined space rescue aboard barge

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Confined Space Entry for recovery in SC

Confined Space Entry: Greenwood, South Carolina According to the Index-Journal: WARE SHOALS — A hand-spun winch lowered a firefighter 35 feet below the ground late Monday night — into the well where a Ware Shoals man accidentally drowned, according to Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox. Haskell N. Henderson’s body was recovered from the well at about 11:55 p.m. at a ...

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Confined Space Florida – SCBA removed during rescue

Confined Space Florida #KeyLargo #firefighter in critical condition and 3 construction workers dead after drainage work accident @Telemundo51 @FernandoG_T51 pic.twitter.com/9tscVqadQp — JRodriguez (@JRodzMIA) January 16, 2017 HMN – Horrible confined space tragedy in Florida. Confined Space could also be termed ‘HazMat in a Box‘. We are hoping for the best possible outcome. All first responders should learn from this horrible ...

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Irritating Odor Prompts Hazmat Response at Ft. Myer in Arlington County

HMN-Initially reports of a “a foul smell and complaints of eyes being irritated” led to the incident, according to a statement from the military base. Despite earlier reports of a “hydrogen cyanide leak,” the odor actually came from overheated radio batteries, according to the Arlington County Fire Department. Real the full story here from ARLnow.com Hazmat teams rushed to the scene ...

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Gas danger fells metal workers, state fines Garden Grove firm

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  According to MyNewsLA: State workplace regulators fined the operator of a Garden Grove metal processing company $73,100 for safety violations following an accident in which an untrained worker collapsed after breathing inert gas, it was announced Tuesday. Kittyhawk Inc. was cited after Cal/OSHA determined that the company failed to comply with confined space regulations resulting in the serious illness ...

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Confined Space Incident Phoenix, Nitrogen Dioxide – Video

azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport According to News out of Phoenix: PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – Three people were rushed to the hospital and one of them has died after falling about 20 feet underground in north Phoenix on Monday evening. The initial report was that workers were pumping water from an underground grain storage facility near Third Avenue ...

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Corner Brook HazMat Team Responds To Chlorine Leak

HMN- Its not everyday but it was today. That’s  our motto when it comes to training. Looks like the Corner Brook HazMat Team took care of business today by being prepared and trained up. Well done! The Corner Brook Fire Department made quick work of a chlorine leak at the Steady Brook Water Treatment Plant this morning. The Fire Department got ...

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SF Fire Rescues Worker After Fall Into Confined Space On Naval Ship

According to CBS: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Firefighters in San Francisco were able to rescue a worker who fell into a confined space on a U.S. naval ship in dry dock in the city’s Dogpatch neighborhood. The adult male victim, who is not a naval employee, was working on the U.S. Naval Ship Guadalupe at a private dry dock facility ...

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Underground propane tank struck by excavator leads to 5 hour hazmat call

HMN- It was another warm Saturday when Orlando Fire Department was dispatched to a gas leak. Engine 101 and Hazmat 1 responded with other Orlando Fire Units to a reported gas leak caused by construction. The first arriving unit, Engine 5, relayed that the leak was from an underground propane tank that was struck by an excavator (trackhoe). The homeowner ...

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State Police responded to hazmat, 2 injured

  ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police responded to a hazmat in Española near Paseo de Onate and Los Alamos Highway on Friday. According to State Police, a Jeep was transporting hazardous materials around 11 a.m Friday in the area when an explosion occurred. An investigation revealed that driver, Henry Wilton, and passenger, Eric Lucero, heard one of the canisters ...

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