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Robert E. Shelton
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  • Cincinnati
  • United States
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How do you feel about Haz-Mat?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Curt Thompson Apr 1, 2008.


Firefighting,Technical Rescue & Haz - Mat, It doesn't get any better than that!!

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Lives in:
Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Fire Dept.
FF/PM/HM Specialist
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Morale, Manpower, Training
Professional Qualifications:
State of Ohio FF II, State Fire Inspector, State Fire Instructor, IFSAC/Proboard Certified FF, Hazardous Materials Rail Car Specialist, , Hazardous Materials Highway Specialist, BLS & PALS Instructor, Haz-Mat / WMD Instructor, WMD Technician, USAR Team Rescue Technician, Nationally Registered Paramedic
Topics you provide training for:
Fire, Tech Rescue, Haz - Mat, WMD,BLS
Areas of expertise:
Expert is a strong word!! I do a lot of study in Fire, Haz - Mat,WMD & BLS. I guess I can hold my own but with the Fire Service ever changing is there really such a thing as an expert?
Robert E. "Bobby" Shelton is a 20 year veteran of the fire service serving the last 16 yrs. with the Cincinnati Fire Department. Most of his career has been spent on Truck Cos. with the CFD and now he is currently assigned to Heavy Rescue 14, 1 of the 2 Heavy Rescue/ Haz -Mat Companies of the C.F.D. Firefighter Shelton is a member of the Hamilton County OH. USAR Task Force, the Curriculum Development Coordinator for Cincinnati State Technical and Community Colleges' Center for Haz-Mat,Rescue,and Safety as well as a Master Instructor for the International Association of Firefighters in Haz-Mat, WMD, & Technical Rescue. Mr. Shelton has been a Fire Engineering contributor to the Roundtable and for the past 5 years a classroom presenter at FDIC Indianapolis.
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At 8:47am on June 8, 2009, Paul Combs said…
Things have been great here in Cornopolis. Cool nights, warm days - perfect!

And you're welcome; I hope using the illustrations help make a difference. That's the best compliment I can receive.

Take care, Brother!

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