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Operations Training

I have been asked to teach the annual operations refresher for the entire fire department, including fire police and EMS. Last year I found…

Started by Sunshine Lemme

0 Dec 16, 2009


Sorry it has been so long since I posted hazmatters!! I have been going thru a lot here in Cincy and I will not bore you with the details.…

Started by Robert E. Shelton

0 Apr 11, 2009

Old Safes

Just FYI, Some antique safe were fitted with a binary chemical theft deterrent device. This generally consists of 2 glass vials of one cont…

Started by A.J. Clemmons

0 Apr 8, 2009

How would you handle this business??

I received this email from Asst. Chief Leslie Pederson. This is a real business in her response area. What would your department do in this…

Started by Robert E. Shelton

8 Oct 29, 2008
Reply by Robert E. Shelton

October Chemical of the Month

Here it is with a little bit of a twist!! I look forward to hearing from all of you!! A colorless liquid with cloudy clarity, that smells…

Started by Robert E. Shelton

5 Oct 28, 2008

Ozone leak and ABEK filters

Hello forum mates, I need your help on a technical question. The safety manager of our local water treatment company has problems with th…

Started by Jetty Middelkoop

0 Oct 17, 2008

September Chemical of the Month

You have a railcar full of Oxirane. What is it? What is it used for? What are the chemical/ physical properties and how would you mitigate…

Started by Robert E. Shelton

10 Sep 14, 2008
Reply by Robert E. Shelton

uniform sop

Hey guys, I am looking for anyone who might have a SOP at thier department regarding shorts being worn on duty, to calls, and etc. If you d…

Started by Pete Bendinelli

3 Aug 7, 2008
Reply by Kelly Saunders

Haz-Mat EMS

Does anyone have any good resources for EMS providers with refernece to Haz-Mat. Specifically signs/symptoms of exposure and WMD. Thanks.

Started by Mark Sawicki

5 Apr 29, 2008
Reply by Bob Lindsay

Operations Level Training

Many Fire Depts. require their members to be trained to the Haz-Mat Ops level. What are some things that you feel should be included in the…

Started by Robert E. Shelton

7 Apr 20, 2008
Reply by Todd McKee


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