Tag Archives: hazmat

HAZMAT at Duxbury Rite Aid

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NECN.com Two workers were hospitalized following a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at a Rite Aid in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Fire crews received a call of the hazmat at 10:50 a.m., according to officials. At the scene, a Freon leak was discovered inside the store, according to Duxbury Fire Department Captain Reardon. The workers were taken to an area hospital after suffering ...

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Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership

Shoot, Move, Communicate, Survive: HazMat Leadership “Every soldier, regardless of rank, position, and MOS [Military Occupational Skill] must be able to shoot, move, communicate, and survive in order to contribute to the team and survive in combat. You should master these basic selected combat tasks as well as other tasks that your unit may deem necessary.” If you’re former military, ...

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Middle school evacuated due to hazmat leak

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(Sun Chronicle) NORFOLK — Emergency crews took care of a potentially dangerous situation involving a chemical reaction Tuesday at King Philip Middle School. No children were at the school at the time, but staff who were there preparing for the start of the school year were evacuated. The incident started Tuesday morning when town building and fire department officials conducting ...

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Patient deconned at hospital helipad

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(AL.com) Hazmat crews responded to the helipad at UAB Hospital Thursday night after crews transporting a patient injured in a explosion had a reaction to a substance on the patient, officials said. The patient was “decontaminated” upon arrival at the hospital, UAB spokesperson Tyler Greer told AL.com in an email. Hospital officials said they did not know where the explosion ...

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How prepared are your area hospitals for a HAZMAT situation?

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HMN-A Toledo hospital has been training to be ready for any hazmat situation that’s comes its way.  After 2 recent patients, the hospital thinks it is time to train for more.  (Toledo Blade) When exposure to potentially dangerous substances twice sent multiple people to the hospital in a span of a week, the staff at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical ...

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Land’s End resort being evacuated after Hazmat situation

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Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-Evacuations are underway, and it is currently unknown what chemicals are involved. (ABC 15) Horry County crews are closing beach accesses and have evacuated two buildings due to a Hazmat incident at a Myrtle Beach area resort, according to a tweet from Horry County Fire Rescue. The North and South Lands End Boulevard ...

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