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Charleston and Columbia, SC area responders: NFPA 472 Radiation Technician (8hr) program

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If you are in these areas, this is an awesome opportunity to attend a FREE US Department of Energy Radiation Technician training program. The course uses radiation sources with significant strength; this offers an excellent opportunity to see how radiation instruments react in real radiation fields. Additional course and contact information is in the below, […]

Haz Mat Technicians! Here is a GREAT opportunity to increase your response knowledge and skills.

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              Click on the link for information about a FREE US Department of Energy Radiation Specialist course. The course will be held in Albuquerque, NM. Specialist ABQ

Hello from the EMAGUY!

Thank you for the introduction, firestudent1. I’m EMAGUY, another contributer for the site with a strong desire to learn. I have a diverse background, including fire, ems, and emergency management. My fire experience includes paid (county and industrial) and volunteer; my emergency management experience includes time at a county agency and healthcare positions. In some […]

Unexpected Haz Mats

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Generally, emergency responders expect to happen upon hazardous materials when responding to transportation or fixed facility incidents. Sometimes, haz mats (or potential haz mats) may be found in unexpected locations. Familiarity with haz mat container shapes and colors can be important clues indicating the presence of haz mats. Crews responded to a grass fire on […]

All Haz-Mat Technicans here is a free opportunity for a great class! Click on link below

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