Tag Archives: hazmat

Man rescued from sewer in Missouri

HAZMAT in a box: Unconscious man rescued from sewer. HMN-An unconscious man was rescued from an underground sewer with high H2S levels.  Fox 2 reports that it appears there was not sufficient ventilation in the confined space at the time. MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Fire and EMS are investigating after an unconscious man was rescued from an underground sewer Wednesday ...

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40 children hospitalized after chemical leak at YMCA

HMN-Reports from WSOC say that 42 people have been hospitalized; 40 of them being children, after a chemical leak at a North Carolina YMCA. DURHAM, N.C. – Emergency personnel in Durham said it was sodium hypochlorite which leaked at a YMCA, leading to an evacuation and sending six children to area hospitals. Authorities said 42 people, 40 of them children, ...

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Deputy released after hazmat exposure

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HMN-KFDM reports that a deputy has been released from the hospital after being exposed to a potentially lethal chemical. ORANGE COUNTY — An Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputy was treated and released from a Beaumont Hospital after a woman allegedly exposed him to a potentially lethal chemical late Monday evening. According to those close to the situation, the deputy was ...

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HAZMAT situation sends 3 NJ troopers to hospital

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HMN-NJ.com reports that three troopers were hospitalized after being exposed to an unknown substance at a HAZMAT situation. The 3 complained of respiratory issues after coming in contact with the chemical. HAINESPORT — Three state troopers were taken to the hospital Saturday for precautionary reasons after being exposed to an unknown substance. According to spokesperson Trooper Alejandro Goez, N.J. State ...

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HAZMAT lids and logos

Last week we asked you guys to send in your helmets, logos, and everything else you have HAZMAT related. Here are some of our favorites we received. Keep sending us your stuff, we may feature it on future posts. Ryan@Hazmatnation.com         HazSim Pro training system has been used to train across the U.S since 2011. Trainers in ...

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Video shows firefighters battle a mixed load trailer fire

  HMN-We often highlight during HAZMAT trainings the potential danger of a mixed load tractor trailer.  This video from a recent incident in New Jersey shows just that, and how firefighters handled the situation. How many different placards do you see? Is your department ready for this call? HazSim Pro training system has been used to train across the U.S ...

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