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HazMat Primer: Steps to Ready Teams for Hazmat Response

A recent HazMat incident, where two workers lost their lives, underscores the importance of proper protection, solid training and an adherence to company safety policies when dealing with hazardous materials.

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Fire at PPE Release Over Three Dozen Pollutants of Concern

Air, soil, and water tests conducted after the fire determined nearly three dozen "pollutants of concern" were detected at the site, reported WGRZ.

Firefighters Protest Vaccine Mandate

Firefighters and police officers across the nation are pushing back against the coronavirus vaccine mandate. One prominent effort is taking place in Los Angeles, where Firefighters 4 Freedom is leading an effort against vaccination.

ST-LW™ Fire Helmet

The UST-LW helmet features an advanced fiberglass composite material which reduces helmet weight by up to 10oz, depending on specific configuration.

How to Use Respiratory Protection

Industrial emergency response teams also have the potential to utilize the full gamut of respiratory protection.

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.

Pro-Tech 8 Vision

TechTrade LLC announces the availability the Pro-Tech 8 Vision™ Glove, a glow-in-the-dark structural firefighting glove.

MSA and NVFC Announce First Giveaway Recipients

Departments in Maine and New Jersey will receive four new sets of turnout gear and four new helmets each.

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.

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Firefighters Battle Hot Spots in Amherst Industrial Fire

A fire that broke out July 20 at Premium PPE in Amherst, New York, is under control but firefighters still battle hot spots.

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