Tag Archives: decontamination

PPE And Decon Recommendations for Fentanyl

HMN-The Interagency Board has realeased PPE and Decon recommendations for Fentanyl.  Click below to check them out. IAB First Responder PPE and Decontamination Recommendations for Fentanyl Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! 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 ...

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Decon crews called to hospital after poison exposure scare

  HMN-HazMat crews were called to Westmead Hospital in South Wales, Australia to help decontaminate patients after a poison exposure.  According to the Daily Telegraph, 6 patients required decontamination after being possibly exposed at an area oil refinery.   SERVICES have resumed as normal at Westmead Hospital after a hazmat operation shut down the ambulance bay on Friday afternoon. Six ...

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Tech Talk: Making DECON On Wheels

HMN-Today we visit Captain Greg Michael, from the Delaware County, Indiana hazardous material team. Captain Michael took a 24 foot car trailer with a diamond plate floor and turned it into a plug and play water ready mobile decontamination  trailer. The unit itself has heating and air-conditioning which makes it a valuable resource during inclement weather. It can also be ...

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