Tag Archives: hospital

County HAZMAT drill includes local hospital

County hazmat

HMN-Multi agency drills are a great way to strengthen the bonds of local responders. But often do we include our local healthcare providers? From hospitals to ambulance services, HAZMAT doesn’t end with the engines.  Wilcoxrangenews provides more. In the scenario, a white powder, later identified in the drill as ricin, had been thrown at movie theater patrons in Sierra Vista ...

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Deputy released after hazmat exposure


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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Spilled diesel from generator flows into Texas waterway

Diesel spill

HMN-Tyler Fire and HAZMAT crews responded to the Texas Spine and Joint Hospital for a reported diesel spill from a generator. CBS 19 reports that the spill was actually making its way to a creek that runs through the area. TYLER – The Tyler Fire Department Hazmat Crew is working to clean a diesel spill that happened at the Texas ...

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Patients rushed to hospital over hazmat package – Update Video

  According to DennisMichaelLynch A hospital in Frederick, Maryland is facing a hazardous material situation around noon Tuesday. Two men who reportedly opened a package they received in the mail immediately felt burning and respiratory distress and went to the hospital to the Frederick Memorial Hospital for treatment. The men, who live on Military Road, took the package with them ...

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Formalin spill leads to HAZMAT cleanup in England

      HMN-A hospital in Peterborough, England reported a small chemical leak Friday morning.  About five liters of Formalin leaked in an isolated side room of the hospital.  According to the PeterboroughToday 2 hospital employees were evaluated form not feeling well, but have since been released. Fire crews are at the scene of an incident at Peterborough City Hospital’s ...

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Get out the HazMat Suit: More than 50 evaluated in hospital hazard call

Get out the HazMat Suit: More than 50 evaluated in hospital hazard call HMN – Radiation Detection, HazMat Suits, and 50 persons evaluated – oh my.  Good Job Ventura. According to the Ventura County Star: More than 50 people were evaluated after a chemical spill was reported Thursday afternoon at Ventura County Medical Center, officials said. The incident was reported at ...

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