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HAZMAT Kentucky has been awarded $720,000 in a Federal Grant from the NIEHS/ Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Trainings

Louisville – Over the next five years, HAZMAT Kentucky will receive a Federal Grant totaling $720,000 to enhance local emergency planning and preparedness for hazardous materials incidents and clean-up through interactive training. 

The grant will be used to improve and implement their training curricula, acquire new equipment and expand their class offerings throughout the Louisville area.  Hazardous material jobs are in high-demand, encompassing a wide range of industries including the medical, manufacturing, chemical and environmental fields.

 

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, & a happy and healthy workforce makes for a successful, high performing fire/EMS department. Six keys for keeping your volunteer responders healthy, active, and engaged with a free toolkit from the @NVFC: buff.ly/3ky2uFK
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New Occupational Disease - Welder's Anthrax: Welder’s anthrax is a rare and deadly disease. It is defined as a pneumonia in metalworkers caused by bacteria from within the B. cereus group that produces anthrax toxin.
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Severe thunderstorms are expected from eastern Texas into the mid Mississippi Valley Thursday. Storms will be capable of producing tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds. Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding. https://t.co/VyWINDBEpn
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Protect your home before hurricane season arrives. Review your insurance policy to make sure it covers severe weather hazards like flooding & high winds.
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NSC recognizes the first anniversary of the National Roadway Safety Strategy, which the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Jan. 27, 2022 to combat the rising number of traffic fatalities across the United States. #RoadwaySafety #KeepEachOtherSafe
What's China doing with tens of thousands of Covid testing booths left over from the pandemic? Some are being reimagined as libraries, food stalls and even tourist counters https://t.co/Nf3Eu6Xr1K
Ice rinks are a fun place in the winter. But exposure to #ammonia from refrigeration system leaks can cause serious health effects. Help keep workers and customers safe with maintenance, ventilation, and detection systems: https://t.co/SXVzKDY0Ma

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