Tag Archives: Medical

A Florida man is deceased after a tragic Carbon Monoxide incident

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  HMN-Firefighters responded to the home and ultimately transported the man to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.   (WFTV) APOPKA, Fla. – An Apopka man died after his mobile home filled with carbon monoxide gas, according to Orange County Fire Rescue. Firefighters transported the man to Florida Hospital Apopka around 5 p.m. from the mobile home on Lambing ...

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Medical call turns into minor hazmat run

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(TriState Homepage) Wednesday morning, the Owensboro Fire Department said a medical call turned into a minor residential hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incident. A mixture of various household drain cleaning solutions created a potentially dangerous environment, the department said. Three people were sent to the emergency room as a precaution. The neighborhood was never in danger, the department said. Check out “Firefighter Rescue ...

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CAL/OSHA issue fines in industrial cannabis production related explosion

  Business Insider   CAL/OSHA has issued a fine in excess of $50,000 to a cannabis firm in California after an accident resulted in one employee being injured. On June 19, an employee of Santa Cruz, California-based Future2 Labs Health Services Inc. was working alone inside a 128-square-foot portable storage container in Watsonville, using propane to extract oil from cannabis ...

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Xylene vapors lead to HAZMAT situation at medical center

  HMN-WAVY reports that an off gassing container of Xylene at a medical center in Virginia lead to the treatment of 3 individuals. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Three Riverside Regional Medical Center employees were treated and released after a hazardous material situation at the hospital Thursday. Fire officials say they were called to the scene at 500 J. Clyde ...

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Two workers found passed out inside tanker truck

  UPDATE: The second man removed from the tank has died. UPDATE: The two workers are believed to be father and son. HMN-Developing news story out of Port Arthur, Texas where two workers were found passed out inside a tank.  The fire department, along with ambulance crews responded to the report of the men down just before noon today.  12 ...

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NH3: Not your Mom’s cleaning ammonia

HMN-On the heels of the Ammonia leak in Boston that resulted in the death of an industry worker, let’s review ammonia. Do you and your crew review the symptoms of exposure on scene and do the EMS responders get that information? Many resources are available to the first responder. Just a few examples of these would be the CDC website ...

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