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Illinois Officers Hospitalized Following Ammonia Leak

At least three law enforcement officers and as many as 11 firefighters are among 37 people hospitalized after an anhydrous ammonia leak in the Chicago suburb of Beach Park.

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Police Warned of Dangers from Fires Involving Electric Vehicles

Safety experts say the only way to extinguish a lithium-ion battery inside a car is with thousands of gallons of water, much more than what it takes to stop a fire in a typical gasoline engine. The other option is to just let it burn itself out.

How the US Postal Inspection Service Stays Safe with the OHD Quantifit

OHD is proudly partnered with the US Postal Inspection Service with the use of the Quantifit mask fit tester in all 50 states to keep their employees safe from hazardous materials.

Halyard Health Introduces Fentanyl-Resistant Gloves for First Responders

Black-Fire powder-free nitrile exam gloves safeguard against exposure and are tested according to the ASTM D6978 guidelines and found to resist permeation of fentanyl for up to 240 minutes.

Envisage Acquires VaultRMS, Adds Exposure Tracker to First Responder Solutions

Exposure Tracker is a cloud-based software service that allows first responders to document and access data related to exposure to toxic materials, carcinogens, and other harmful substances on any internet-connected device.

Next-Generation HPMS Device

908 Devices' MX908 is a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the company’s patented and award-winning high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) technology.

908 Devices Introduces Next-Generation HPMS Device for First Responders

908 Devices has released the MX908, a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the company's patented and award-winning highpressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) technology.

Hazardous Materials Response Equipment

Among the highest threats to officers on duty are hazardous materials and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive dangers, also known as CBRNE. Many of these dangers can go unseen or are difficult to identify just by looking at them.

Four Massachusetts Officers Hospitalized After Chemical Suicide

Several first responders, including four police officers, were hospitalized Thursday when hazmat crews responded to a chemical suicide in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Robots at the Ready

The Greensboro (N.C.) Police Department ended a stand-off with a naked man using two tactical robots, after neighbors called 911 to report he was standing on his porch with a firearm, calling to God.