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Hazardous Materials Team Conducts Technical Training

By: Battalion Chief Martin Ranck
Hazardous Materials Response Team Program Manager
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

On April 25, 26 and 27 members of the Fairfax County Hazardous Materials Response Team attended technical training on radiation detection equipment and operational techniques for using the equipment. 73 more words

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Possible Haz-Mat Spill Prompts Temporary Evacuation Of 20 Danville Homes

DANVILLE (CBS SF) — A possible hazardous materials spill that prompted the evacuation of about 20 homes in Danville Thursday afternoon has been resolved.

The incident was reported at about 4:15 p.m. 135 more words

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Airline: Non-Toxic De-Icer Triggered San Jose Emergency Response

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CBS SF/AP) — Alaska Airlines on Friday said that a non-toxic de-icer caused attendants to fall ill on a flight, triggering a hazardous material response when the plane landed in San Jose Thursday. 261 more words

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Flight Attendants Sickened On Alaska Airlines Flight At Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A de-icing agent known as glycol is thought to be responsible for a hazardous materials incident that sent a flight-crew member to a hospital Thursday evening on a plane that landed at Mineta San Jose International Airport, according to airline officials. 336 more words

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Deciphering UN Packaging and Overseas BMC Certs

I’m going to ask Lonnie Jaycox or some help on this one. Lonnie is an expert in this field and often presents webinars for AICC on these topics. 804 more words

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Facility in Clearfield evacuated due to ammonia leak

CLEARFIELD, Utah – We often praise our first responders for handling the heat and battling the blaze, but Saturday they were asked to run into a building that was freezing cold, and it was just as dangerous. 314 more words

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