Tag Archives: Fentanyl

The Rise of Workplace Opioid Abuse

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Employers are increasingly finding themselves confronting the realities of workplace opioid abuse.   Opioid Abuse an Enduring Concern in the Nation The odds of dying accidentally from an opioid overdose rose in 2018 to one in 96, according to an analysis published by Injury Facts, an extension of the National […]

Opioid Exposure Endangering Emergency Responders

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Emergency responders called to scenes involving potential or suspected drug overdose risk dangerous exposure to these toxic substances.   Opioid Exposure Emerging as Occupational Hazard for Emergency Responders The now well-known increase in the illegal distribution and use of fentanyl, fentanyl analogs, and other opioid drugs has led to a greatly […]

Fentanyl and Other Opioids: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

Written by: Brian Escamilla and Joe Mangiardi of NES, Inc. Fentanyl and other opioids are being manufactured and consumed in more ways than ever before, requiring vigilance on the part of law enforcement, first responders, and NES to know how to be prepared for potential encounters with these hazardous substances.   NES Featured in U.S. Army Article […]

Increased Access to Naloxone is Saving Lives

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Life-saving naloxone is becoming more available to citizens across the country who are concerned with being equipped to reverse a potential opioid overdose.   Naloxone for Law Enforcement Provided by National Sheriffs’ Association and Purdue Pharma Pharmaceutical manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) have recently extended […]

Brian Escamilla of NES and The Hazmat Guys

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Brian Escamilla teams up with The Hazmat Guys for a podcast about fentanyl.   Bob and Mike: The Hazmat Guys Bob Salvesen and Mike Monaco are The Hazmat Guys. Together they produce four related podcasts: The Hazmat Guys, Hotwash in the Car, The Instructors Corner, and the up-and-coming The Hazmat […]

NES in Emergency Management Magazine

Written by: NES, Inc. Staff Brian Escamilla in Emergency Management Magazine NES Clan Lab Program Manager Brian Escamilla was recently featured in a Q&A article in Emergency Management magazine. Brian utilizes his expertise, gained from over 20 years of clan lab response and training experience, to inform first responders and law enforcement officers on the dangers of fentanyl […]