Trauma Services Hosts Regional Biohazard & Narcotics Training in Connecticut
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by Collin
1y ago
Trauma Services hosted a regional Biohazard & Narcotics training on October 26th at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. Over 150 law enforcement personnel from across Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts attended the specialized training workshop, which examined a range of topics including the various types of bio-hazardous environments first responders most often face: the proper methods to assess risk to police officers; how to navigate safely within a bio-hazardous scene and what tools are necessary to properly collect evidence in a crime scene that poses a bio-hazardous ..read more
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How To Safely Remove Protective Gloves
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by Collin
1y ago
COVID-19 has made wearing protective gloves a part of everyday life. In order to protect yourself, make sure to follow proper doffing procedures.   When it comes time to remove the outer gloves. There are two very important things to remember: First, pay special attention so that you don’t contaminate or tear the inner glove. Second, don’t snap the gloves which could cause spray. Pinch that glove and lift at the wrist, then roll it down until the glove is off your hand Then, slide a finger down and inside the outer glove on the other hand and pull it off . Dispose of the gloves. — Abo ..read more
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Training For The Future: The Changing Nature of Narcotics
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by Michael Cashman
1y ago
By Michael Cashman, DEA Special Agent (Ret) Guest Contributor  Over the past 6 years law enforcement and other public safety agencies have faced unique, and ever-evolving challenges. We have all risen to face these threats – first with the rise of fentanyl and synthetic opioids, and more recently, with the threat of COVID-19. We have developed training and tactics to deal with these threats – but are we doing enough to prepare for the future? Particularly, with the ever-changing nature of narcotics? Just this past May, Los Angeles fire fighters responded to a structure fire that containe ..read more
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Coronavirus: 5 Things You Need to Know
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by Collin
1y ago
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. While there have been several reported cases of Coronavirus in the US, all Americans identified so far with the disease had recently been in China or had close contact with someone who became infected in China. In addition, public health officials report that many of the U.S. cases have been relatively mild infections. Here are some 5 things you sho ..read more
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Mansfield PD & Trauma Services host regional Biohazard & Fentanyl training
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by Collin
1y ago
  Trauma Services recently partnered with the Mansfield Police Department to provide a regional Biohazard & Fentanyl training workshop for first responders. Police, fire & EMS from a number of surrounding communities attended the specialized training workshop, which examined a range of topics including the various types of bio-hazardous environments first responders most often face: the proper methods to assess risk to police officers and first responders; how to navigate safely within a bio-hazardous scene and what tools are necessary to properly collect evidence in a crime scen ..read more
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What Property Owners Need to Know About Meth Labs
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by Collin
1y ago
Each year, thousands of meth labs are discovered by police in apartments and rental properties. If you’re a landlord, having an illegal meth lab pop-up in your rental property is not only dangerous, it can leave you financially liable. How A Meth Lab Harms A Property In more rural settings, meth labs are set up in storage barns, vacant buildings, or detached garages. With the increase of meth production in urban areas, these types of spaces are not available. This leaves the occupants to prepare their drugs inside the home.  The process of cooking meth leaves a toxic residue that will co ..read more
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Trauma Services & Westport PD host regional Biohazard & Fentanyl training
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by Collin
1y ago
Trauma Services recently partnered with the Westport Police Department to provide a regional Biohazard & Fentanyl training workshop for first responders. Police, fire & EMS from a number of surrounding communities attended the specialized training workshop, which examined a range of topics including the various types of bio-hazardous environments first responders most often face: the proper methods to assess risk to police officers and first responders; how to navigate safely within a bio-hazardous scene and what tools are necessary to properly collect evidence in a crime scene that p ..read more
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Trauma Technicians Receive Level A Hazmat Training
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by Kerry Delano
1y ago
MANSFIELD TRAINING FACILITY –  Trauma Services technicians recently completed their level “A” Hazmat training certification. The level “A” training took place over 3 days, including 24+ hours of classroom and hands-on instruction, followed by an exam. Level A Hazmat protection consists of a fully encapsulating chemical entry suit with a full-face, self-contained breathing apparatus, and is the highest level of protection against hazardous vapors, gases, mists, and particles. The length of the training, as well as the high-cost of equipment makes Level A certification a sizable investment ..read more
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Trauma Services attends the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Conference
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by Collin
1y ago
Trauma Services was proud to participate in the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Conference, held on November 19th at the Seacrest hotel. Only a select group of vendors were on-site for this event, which had over 275 attendees present from across MA & RI. To learn more about MPAC, visit their website here: https://masspoliceaccred.net/about-the-program/ The post Trauma Services attends the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Conference appeared first on Trauma Services ..read more
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Trauma Announces Launch of New Brand and Identity
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by Kerry Delano
1y ago
  Trauma Services, the industry leader in dedicated biohazard cleaning & remediation, announced today the launch of a new corporate brand identity & name. The organization will now be known as Trauma Services. Among the other coming changes will be its logo, tagline and domain name. The reputation and equity built under the Trauma Services name is a valuable asset. “Over the past 25 years, we’ve built a strong reputation for quality and service,” said Mike Wiseman, Trauma Services CEO. “However, we felt it was time to get back to our roots. We wanted to accurately reflect our wor ..read more
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