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  1. Hazmat Survival Tips : Preventing Damage to Underground Utilities

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    Mon, 19 Oct 2009

    textbook entitled , Hazardous Material Incidents: Surviving the Initial Response, published by PennWell. More Hazmat Survival Tips : Beyond the Rule of Thumb More Hazmat Articles More Firefighting Articles Subjects: Hazardous materials response

  2. Hazmat Survival Tips : 10 Initial Response Considerations for First Responders

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    Mon, 23 Nov 2009

    textbook entitled , Hazardous Material Incidents: Surviving the Initial Response, published by PennWell. More Hazmat Survival Tips : Beyond the Rule of Thumb More Hazmat Articles More Firefighting Articles Subjects: Hazardous materials response

  1. Hazmat Survival Tips : Detecting Possible Criminal Activity

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    Wed, 2 Mar 2011

    While operating at the scene of any incident involving hazardous materials, first responders should always ask themselves if the event could involve any type of criminal activity, Steve De Lisi writes.

  2. Hazmat Survival Tips : Using Shipping Papers during Highway Transportation Incidents

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    Tue, 29 Mar 2011

    During a highway transportation incident, shipping papers are valuable documents that can enable first responders to conduct an accurate size up, Steve De Lisi writes.

  3. Hazmat Survival Tips : 10 Resolutions to be Better Prepared During 2011

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    Tue, 18 Jan 2011

    As a firefighter, the public expects you to “be prepared. After working with first responders tasked with dealing with hazardous materials incidents, Steve De Lisi's recommendation for a New Year’s resolution for 2011 is to be better prepared for these events.

  4. Hazmat Survival Tips : Designing an Effective Hazardous Materials Exercise

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    Mon, 21 Apr 2008

    Don't wait for a real incident to test your local public safety agencies' ability to work together. Steven De Lisi writes about setting up a joint training exercise.

  5. Hazmat Survival Tips : Actions of First Responders at Hazmat Incidents

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    Tue, 15 Jul 2008

    Steve De Lisi recounts some real-life episodes of responders getting into trouble or having a near-miss at hazardous materials incidents.

  6. Hazmat Survival Tips : Part of the Solution

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2008

    Steve De Lisi recounts six hazardous materials incidents in which firefighters' actions ensured a successful outcome, kept everyone on scene safe, and set a standard toward which all should strive.

  7. Hazmat Survival Tips : Emergency Response to an Incident Involving Radioactive Materials

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    Mon, 19 Jan 2009

    Steve De Lisi recounts a real-world hazmat incident involving radioactive materials in which prudent choices by firefighters resulted in a favorable outcome.

  8. Hazmat Survival Tips : Hazardous Materials Incident Size-Up

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    Mon, 16 Feb 2009

    When responding to a call, how many firefighters consider the possibility of hazardous material involvement? Steve De Lisi details incidents that prove the need for considering hazmat in your size-up.