Tag Archives: training

Middletown prepared for any railroad accident involving hazardous materials, official says

From Courier Times By Chris English, staff writer Railroads are the safest way to transport crude oil and other hazardous materials, Middletown Fire Marshal-Emergency Manager Jim McGuire said during a presentation to the township supervisors at Tuesday night’s meeting. The statistics bear it out, he continued. According to McGuire’s presentation, in 2014, 99.999 percent of United States rail hazmat shipments ...

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Home of the HazMat Quiz

hazmat quiz

Home of the HazMat Quiz The HazMat Quiz on HazMatNation is back!  If anyone noticed the quizzes were down for an update but now ready to help first responders keep up on all things HazMat. Stay tuned for upcoming editions of the HazMat Quiz which test your knowledge of some of the recent PodCasts by the HazMat Guys and Roundtable ...

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Turning up the HEAT, HazMat training in Imperial County CA

The HEAT team in Southern California Imperial Valley Hazardous Emergency Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.) was established by joining the efforts of the City fire departments, fire districts, the County of Imperial, Imperial Irrigation District and the State of California in order to provide coordination and technical services at Hazardous Material (HazMat) incidents.  H.E.A.T. achieves its purpose in providing such services by ...

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Butane Hash Oil Study Series

Butane Hash Oil Study Exploring the dangers of BHO labs for a first responder safety training video Todd Burton and the folks at San Diego Fire created a series of videos  to help keep first responders safe when facing Butane Hash Oil labs.   Below is the next video which studies the explosive threat of a BHO explosion.  

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The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable Episode 2

The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable Episode 2 – Don’t miss it. Join us every Tuesday at 915 pm EST! This a live blab.im roundtable, held every Tuesday at 21:15Hrs EST. Come join us by following either @thehazmatguys1 or @hazmatnation  

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Static Electricity and Flammable Liquid transfer

HMN – Preview for an upcoming article on Bonding and Grounding. We did a little test with our Megger and Fluke to get the desired 25 Ohm field. The risks are too high not to take the time to set up Bonding and Grounding before a transfer. Video: Vidmax.com and efaga bswayh (Youtube)

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The HazMat Guys Podcast

The HazMat Guys Podcast

The HazMat Guys Podcast We are big fans of training and feel that if you don’t think you need training, you probably should find another line of work OR adjust what you are doing and make a plan to improve.  The HazMat Guys Podcast is by, well, the HazMat guys.   The HazMat Guys are two responders who have a knack ...

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Honey Oil Labs a Growing, Explosive Threat – Video

Honey Oil Labs a Growing, Explosive Threat Honey oil labs are an increasing threat to first responders.  Here Todd Burton and the team at San Diego County HazMat partner with area experts and conduct experiments to help train fellow first responders. Related: Danger Next Door: A Growing Epidemic Video: Butane Hash Oil – Video Training Part 1

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