BGSU Awarded Grant to Protect First Responders

posted by Rudy Mireles (@RudyMTweets) - 

(Bowling Green, OH)  Bowling Green State University receives funds to improve first responder overdose avoidance. 

Officers Treated For Exposure To HazMat Scene

The Attorney General's Center for the Future of Forensic Science at BGSU has been awarded a grant as part of Ohio Governor John Kasich's global technology challenge. The challenge aims at finding solutions to the U.S. opioid crisis. 

The $200,000 grant will be used to develop small, portable paper test cards that could be used by first responders in the field to detect opioids and cutting agents in drug samples. 

Drug-Related HazMat Incident to Cost $10,000

Toledo City Council paid more than 10-thousand dollars for HAZMAT services after a July incident where an officer started to overdose after she took a makeup case from a woman that contained fentanyl.

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