Tag Archives: Tech talk

Nerve Agent and VX Review

By David Millstein, April 2017 Your flight is delayed. As you sit with perhaps hundreds of other people in the terminal you become bored, even frustrated as times slowly passes. It’s late and you want to get home. Glancing up, you notice a small commotion at a gate desk and you assume it is another frustrated passenger with yet another ...

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Tech Talk: Flaring Propane 101

Tech Talk: “Flaring Propane 101” Hazmat Nation has kicked off another “Tech Talk” segment sharing with hazmat teams and responders around the country. This training topic is from Firefighter Ronald D. Huffman, Senior Instructor/Owner of Responder Training, Inc. Flaring or the burning of propane through a flare stack is done for multiple reasons. When the propane industry needs to service a tank ...

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Tech Talk: Building a strong Special Operations Team

HMN-Hazmat Nation has kicked off another “Tech Talk” segment sharing with hazmat teams and responders around the country. We are pooling our resources to answer all your questions and share your ideas. Building a strong Special Operations Team By Captain Todd Poland Fort Myers Fire Department Have you ever wondered how to get a special operations team started at your ...

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Tech Talk: “Lego Drill”

The Lego Drill Hazmat Nation has kicked off another “Tech Talk” segment sharing with hazmat teams and responders around the country.  This training tip, the Lego Drill, is from the “Tech Talk” originator Jason Rogers. As most training coordinators know, keeping things interesting can be a challenge. Sometimes just keeping the students awake is a challenge. Especially when you mention ...

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Tech Talk: “Keys To Running A Successful Hazmat Incident”

HMN- If you don’t run a full scale event often, refresh with this latest incident from Phoenix and this episode 2 of Tech Talk These Tech Tips come from Jeff Zinteck and are our second feature on Tech Talk !   Command officers gather and stay at Command post, Hazard Group assigns the teams (research, dressing, decon, entry, backup safety) ...

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