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Premium – THMG351 – Half-lives and scintillators – Mailbag – V19

We continue on the mailbag / new guy questions and answer: What exactly is half life? How does a scintillator work? Thank you to our sponsor: First Line Technology and W.L. Gore Our subscription plans are blowing up (not literally). Head over to the website to upgrade your learning by enrolling in the Technician and …

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THMG351 – Half-lives and scintillators – Mailbag – V19

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG351_A_V1.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowWe continue on the mailbag / new guy questions and answer: What exactly is half life? How does a scintillator work? Thank you to our sponsor: First Line Technology and W.L. Gore Our subscription plans are blowing up (not literally). Head over to the website to upgrade your learning by enrolling …

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THMG271 – Radiation Response

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG271_finalbo4hr.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowWe grab a recent news article about a radiation incident and have a discussion on the response considerations and some real-world thoughts on how to handle this rather sensitive emergency. Thank you to our sponsor: First Line Technology Register and enroll at THMG e-University here. Courses being added weekly! Our hazardous …

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THMG251 – Portable Neutron Generator with Jimmy Davis

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG251_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowA good friend of the show got in touch with us after listening to our recent episode THMG249 on radiation and taught us about something we didn’t even know existed, PORTABLE ISOTOPIC NEUTRON SPECTROSCOPY. Yup!, look it up. (or listen here)! ***WARNING*** Bob’s audio completely sucks. We know he’s a jerk, …

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THMG249 – Radiation’s Mid-Life Crisis

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG249_final6axc7.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowWe delve a little into Radiation and some of the real-life uses. Add in a little perspective and science and we have an episode about radiation half-lives. Take a listen! Show Notes: 5:45 Radiation Half Life Half life refers to the amount of time it takes for half of the atoms …

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THMG221 – Use the force – Radiation forces Part 2

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG221_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowAdmittedly this will not help you operationally, but this WILL help your understanding of how radiation works. Nerdy…yes, Enriching…definitely. Take listen and expand your understanding. Show Notes: 2:12 Gamma Ok, this leaves us with gamma! Which if we recall is not a particle. It is a photon. Which is both a …

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THMG176 – Shelter in Place Concepts, Part II

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_THMG176_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn part two of a two-part series, Bob and Mike discuss the seemingly-constant struggle of deciding whether to shelter in place or evacuate. Thank to our sponsors, CavCom, Inc. and First Line Technology. Our hazardous materials training manual, National Emergency Response Hazmat Drills: 50 Drills for Use with Hazardous Materials Personnel, …

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THMG124 – SL-1 Radiation Fatalities with Gail Carter

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG124-gail_carter_Mixdown_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this episode, Bob and Mike talk to hazmat specialist Gail Carter about the first and only nuclear radiation fatalities in the United States. He wrote an article on the subject called Atomic Firefighters: Lessons from the SL-1 Accident for Today’s Responders, which we link to in the show notes. Complete …

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ATHMG003 – Ask the Haz Mat Guys, Episode III

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/secure_thehazmatguys_athmg003_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this episode, we answer the following questions: How does humidity affect our metering devices? Why can’t we calculate water density using molecular weight? Can we transport a leaking vessel containing a hazmat? If alpha radiation is blocked by the skin, how do we know if it’s inside us? Complete Show …

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THMG007 – Radiation

https://media.blubrry.com/thmg3/content.blubrry.com/thmg3/THMG007-Radiation_Mixdown_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowIn this episode we explore the wonderful world of radiation. Complete Show Notes 6:25 What is Radiation? Radiation is the easiest hazmat issue to deal with because it’s very straightforward When an atom emits energy because it has too much Nucleus of the atom wants to reach a stable state – …

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