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Steps to Better Hazmat Response

NCEC Webinar Series shares how preplanning and training can improve hazmat response.

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Hazmat Nation: 4 Safety Tips for Nitrogen Leaks

When training industrial firefighters on nitrogen leaks, there are four key factors that will keep them safe.

The Future of Thermal Imaging

Seek Thermal’s Vincent Fassbender calls handheld thermal imagers the next big fire safety revolution. Their small size and lower price point will help firefighters perform their jobs safely, easily and more quickly.

Hazmat: Notifying John Q. Public

When the big bell rings it is "all hands on deck" to load up and get underway. We have to remember the most important element, namely communication with John Q. Public.

Hazmat Nation: 4 Hazmat Lessons From a Lithium Battery Fire

HazmatNation article shares how hazmat teams can prepare for unknown, large-scale incidents before they happen and know what to do once they do occur.

Get Out of There Fast

Evacuations are a critical part of preplanning for fires and other emergencies. When workers know how to respond, they can evacuate quickly and safely.

Hydrogen Fluoride: To Ban or Not to Ban

To determine if the benefits of using HF outweigh the risks, you need to understand how and why it was utilized in the first place.

Revisiting the 2015 Vancouver Port Hazmat Incident

When 22 tons of pool cleaning tablets began to oxidize in a shipping container, acrid fumes created a toxic cloud.

CHEMTREC® Accepting Applications for its HELP Award for Hazmat Incident Preparedness

Five U.S. volunteer fire departments will receive $10,000 each through the 2021 CHEMTREC® HELP (Hazmat Emergencies Local Preparedness) Awards.

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What, Where, and How Much?

Unfortunately, even the most sophisticated detection and alarm systems have one inherent drawback: no alarm is of any value if no one is around to hear it and respond appropriately.

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