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THMG179 – Hot Wash: Paraquat Dichloride

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG179_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this hot wash episode, Bob and Mike discuss a chemical they’d previously never heard of – paraquat dichloride. Thank to our sponsors, CavCom, Inc., First Line Technology, and All Safe Industries. Our hazardous materials training manual, National Emergency Response Hazmat Drills: 50 Drills for Use with Hazardous Materials Personnel, is …

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THMG136 – Biological Facilities Intro with Jacqui Hardt

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMGXXX-Biological_Facilities_Mixdown_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this episode, Bob and Mike talk to Jacqui Hardt about the civilian side of biological facilities. They discuss the different types of operations out there and how to close the gap in training between emergency services and the scientific community. The following links provide additional helpful information on the topic: …

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THMG119 – Interview with David Lesak, Part I

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG119-Interview_with_Dave_Lesak_Part_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn part one of a two-part series, Mike talks to David Lesak, who’s on staff at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD. Mike was there for the Chemistry for the Fire Responder event. Complete Show Notes 1:55 Introduction to Dave Lesak Worked in emergency services and fire and hazmat for …

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THMG117 – NFPA 1072 Unpacked, Part I

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG117_NFPA_1072_part_1_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn episode, we discuss the newly-minted NFPA 1072. Complete Show Notes 1:30 NFPA 1072’s Relationship to NFPA 472 Created in 2017 and designed to accompany NFPA 472 – they reflect and complement each other NFPA 472 establishes what you need to learn at each level of hazmat Awareness level Anyone who …

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THMG114 – Productive Communication with Superiors

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/4i2yij/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG114_dealing_with_officer.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowWe got this question from a loyal listener and thought it would be beneficial to unpack it on the show. Complete Show Notes 3:05 Listener Question “I feel, as well as you guys, that the reconnaissance of a hazmat run should be done in bunker gear/turn out with meters, pH paper, …

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THMG090 – Cylinders, Part II

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG090_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this episode, Bob and Mike continue their discussion of cylinders. Complete Show Notes 4:20 Cylinder Standards and Laws Most of these laws are developed by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Valving tells you more about what’s in the cylinder than anything else Gas cylinders are monitored by the United …

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THMG085 – Fentanyl, Part II: Interview with Brian Escamilla

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG085_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn part two of this three-part series, we discuss fentanyl with Brian Escamilla. Complete Show Notes 1:30 Background on Brian Escamilla Provides training for law enforcement and hazmat regarding OSHA regulations for entering clandestine labs – he’s done this since 2002 Also does a lot of narcotics training and expert witness …

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THMG079 – Placards and Labels, Part II

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG079_Placards_2_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn the second episode of this two-part series, Bob and Mike conclude their discussion of placards and labels. Complete Show Notes 2:40 What Are Labels? Labels look like placards, but they go on packages (rather than vehicles) What gets labeled and how much requires a label are different One notable difference …

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