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  1. Hazmat team called in to deal with chemical spill
    Drager CPS 5900 A chemical spill at a Cornwall industrial estate saw specialists in hazmat suits assist firefighters in decontaminating a number of people.   Specialists in hazmat suits were called in to help firefighters deal with a chemical spill in Cornwall recently.   Experts were called to Kensey Foods in Pennygillam Industrial Estate last week (August 29th) after...
  2. Bath restoration firm punished for toxic fumes death
    Drager CPS 5900 A bath restoration firm has been punished for gas detection and ventilation failings which led to the death of a worker.   The employer of a man who died through toxic gas exposure has been fined after admitting to failing to provide the correct safety equipment, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed. Multicrest...
  3. US civilians trained to use hazmat suits for chemical emergencies
    Drager CPS 5900Chemical Protective Suit California emergency service workers and citizens have been trained to use hazmat suits in the event of a chemical emergency. The use of hazmat suits may seem like something reserved for the movies, but one US town is taking the threat of chemical emergencies seriously. According to the Lompoc Record, emergency services employees and...
  4. HSE advice on personal protective equipment
    Red V-Gard 500 Safety HelmetFrom MSAVented with Fas-Trac Suspension Business owners and managers should be aware of their responsibilities concerning the issuance of personal protective equipment.   As a business owner or manager, one has certain responsibilities towards staff safety and this includes knowing when to issue personal protective equipment (PPE). The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published...
  5. Health trust penalised over hazmat exposure
    Four employees were exposed to a potentially-deadly strain of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Panorama Nova P PCFull FacemaskFrom Drager Hazmat equipment and clothing may have prevented an NHS Trust from being hit with a fine recently. Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust was fined for safety failings after a smashed test vial in a specialist laboratory exposed employees to a potentially-deadly...
  6. Hazmat incident leaves man unable to work
    Hazmat incident leaves man unable to work
    A paint sprayer has been left unable to work after coming into contact with a hazardous substance. A paint sprayer has been left unable to work after coming into contact with hazardous materials (hazmat) in the line of duty. The un-named 36-year-old was working at Prior Scientific Instruments in Fulbourn, Cambridge, when he suffered a reaction to the chemicals used...
  7. Changes to chemicals rules could impact hazmat equipment users
    The Health and Safety Executive is looking to simplify regulations concerning biocides and the export and import of hazardous chemicals. Those who use hazmat suits and other protective clothing and equipment as part of their job might be affected by a new consultation launched yesterday (December 20th) by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The organisation is looking for opinions...
  8. Hazmat team called in for cleanup at US R&D firm
    A hazmat team was required recently at a US research and development facility after a spill caused a dozen people to be evacuated. CPS 5900Chemical Protective Suitfrom Drager A hazmat team was called in to deal with a spill at a US research and development facility recently. Experts using specialist protective clothing were called to the scene to help deal...
  9. Body protection equipment required as specialists investigate mysterious gas reports
    Drager CPS 5900Protective Suit Experts wearing body protection equipment were called to a Southampton industrial estate recently when workers took ill after a mysterious odour was reported. Fire crews were in attendance and specialists in hazardous materials (hazmat) suits were required to check if the substance in the air was dangerous, the Southern Daily Echo reported. Four people were...

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