Tag Archives: ppe

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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THE GREAT DEBATE PART III

Hello again fellow Hazmatters, Welcome back to the Buzz Blog for Part III of the Great Debate. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read the Blog. I appreciate the comments, debate and new friends that have come with this blog. I see it as a privilege to be a part of the greatest profession the world. ...

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HazMat Suit – PPE Quiz

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PPE Selection: Buzz Blog stirs ‘The Great Debate Part 1’

PPE Selection: THE GREAT DEBATE FEB. 16TH, 2017 PART I   Welcome back to the Buzz Blog Fellow Hazmatters, I am now two weeks removed from my Caribbean vacation and I wish I was back there already!!! I did come home to some good news for this coming June. I am happy to announce I have been given an opportunity ...

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Hazmat dispatched to pond for substance with a sheen

HMN- According to LDNews.com   Lebanon Pennsylvania Hazmat called to pond:   The Lebanon County Hazardous Materials Unit was dispatched just after 3 p.m. Tuesday to the pond inside Myerstown’s Community Park after a sheeny substance was spotted on the surface of the water. About two weeks after a similar cleanup was conducted at the same pond, Scott Yeagley, Myerstown Borough’s Emergency Management Agency coordinator, ...

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The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable Episode 29 – PPE Selection Review

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Friday Fun – It looks so easy from here.

Throw on a level A suit and simple tasks become, well, not so simple. Only a hazmatter would understand. The Leak Prop

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Hazmat crews needed to rescue 40 dogs from abandoned N.J. home, report says

Source: By Rob Spahr | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on May 08, 2015 at 6:58 AM, updated May 08, 2015 at 7:32 AM LAKEWOOD – Rescue crews reportedly found 40 dogs in an abandoned Spruce Street home on Thursday. The dogs were found inside a home that was “covered in feces and urine,” and hazmat crews even found dogs ...

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CSB releases safety video on ammonia release

From CSB: Washington – The Chemical Safety Board has produced a seven-minute video to help employers prevent potentially deadly anhydrous ammonia incidents. The agency produced the video after investigating a release of more than 32,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia at Millard Refrigerated Services in Theodore, AL, in 2010. More than 150 offsite workers were exposed to the chemical and 32 ...

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Confined Space Rescue “ Case Study“ Part 3

Editors Note:  This is Part 3 of a multipart series of training points learned from an actual incident.   Click here for Part 1, and here for Part 2 of article, above is video of incident.  We start this article with a review and key points to consider.   On August 25, 2014 a worker entered a 3×3 entrance to ...

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