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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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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Insecticide sickens residents in Bensenville apartments

HMN-Proper use and chemical awareness are always factors in the safe application of household products. Six people became sick and had to be evacuated from their Bensenville, Illinois  apartment building Monday after an insecticide fogger was used inside the building. Four firefighters who responded to the scene also fell ill. Bensenville Fire Protection District Chief Michael Spain said emergency crews were ...

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Man “Cooks” His Own Urine

HMN-We can’t make this stuff up. The title should be “man cooks urine, hazmat is P.O.’ed”   AMHERST — Urine was the source of a strong smell that prompted a state Hazardous Materials Response team and bomb squad to evacuate tenants from Brandywine Apartments in North Amherst on Wednesday, according to an Amherst fire official. The tenant responsible for creating ...

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