CBRN / HazMat Training Blog

5 tools to enhance the realism of radiation training

Written by Steven Pike on 03-Aug-2022 13:00:00

Successful radiation training scenarios rely on the extent to which the instructor is able to create a compelling, hands-on and truly life-like training experience. 

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How to Create Realistic HazMat First Responder Training Scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 02-Aug-2022 15:14:00

The term ‘major incident’ is a broad one and is widely ascribed to any event where there is a loss of life, a serious injury or substantial damage to property or the environment.

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How to Use A HazMat Leak Simulator To Train For Spill Events

Written by Steven Pike on 21-Jul-2022 13:27:34

 

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HazMat Training Equipment: 10 Effective Tools To Consider

Written by Steven Pike on 30-May-2022 16:00:12

 

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Army CBRNe Training: How To Prepare for Major Chemical Weapons Events

Written by Steven Pike on 05-May-2022 15:08:40


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Educating First Responders:Carbon Dioxide Incident- Best Practices

Written by Steven Pike on 06-Apr-2022 12:16:17



While carbon dioxide (CO2) incidents are relatively uncommon, especially compared to their carbon monoxide counterparts, they can prove lethal in the wrong circumstances. 

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CBRN Training Tools: How to Compare the Latest Technology

Written by Steven Pike on 25-Mar-2022 09:31:29

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7 Most Effective Radiation Hazards Simulators

Written by Steven Pike on 04-Mar-2022 10:58:00

When planning a radiation hazard training scenario, instructors have traditionally opted for real sources in order to enable students practice with the instruments they will actually use. While this is certainly effective for training, it does pose significant disadvantages. Cost, regulatory requirements, procurement, end of life disposal , and time constraints will all need to be considered when organising training utilising real sources.

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5 Ways Index Cards May Be Inhibiting Your First Responder Training

Written by Bryan W Sommers - SGM U.S. Army, Ret. on 25-Feb-2022 12:35:42

If you’re a first responder, you have probably undergone training with index cards at some point in your career. This tried-and-tested method helps trainers provide information to downrange operators that should initiate a response or action from those operators. 

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Running A Safe, Cost-Effective, and Efficient Radiation Training Simulation

Written by Bryan W Sommers - SGM U.S. Army, Ret. on 01-Feb-2022 15:54:04



On the surface, radiation training can seem somewhat straightforward: teach students how to properly and safely respond to situations involving radiation. However, as many CBRNe instructors know, it’s not that simple. 

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