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  1. Hazmat Survival Tips : Beyond the Rule of Thumb

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    Tue, 23 Feb 2010

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  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 : 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 : Air Monitoring during Salvage and Overhaul Operations

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2008

    Modern-day structural components give off mixtures of chemicals which can prove deadly to firefighters performing salvage and overhaul. Steve De Lisi makes the case for using SCBA during these operations.

  3. Hazmat Survival Tips : Interpreting Readings from Atmospheric Monitors

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    Thu, 26 Aug 2010

    Steve De Lisi writes that firefighters must be able to correctly interpret the numerical readings provided by atmospheric monitors so that they can make informed and defensible decisions at hazmat incidents.

  4. Hazmat Survival Tips : Common Misconceptions Regarding the 2008 ERG

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    Mon, 20 Apr 2009

    Many first responders are unaware of important aspects of using the Emergency Response Guidebook . Steve De Lisi discusses some common ERG misconceptions.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Hazmat Survival Tips : Terrorism, Sabotage, and Accidents -- Is There a Difference?

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    Mon, 25 Oct 2010

    There are no simple solutions to responding to mass-casualty incidents, but firefighters must be prepared to respond to this type of incident, whether or not you are located in area that you believe may be a target of terrorism. Steve M. De Lisi writes about how we cannot be complacent with regard