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Science for safety and security: the 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium

Written by Steven Pike on 14 May 2019

Science for safety and security: the 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium

Observations from the CBRNe Summit Europe 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 09 May 2019

Observations from the CBRNe Summit Europe 2019

What are the most common types of chemical warfare agent (CWA)?

Written by Steven Pike on 17 Apr 2019

What are the most common types of chemical warfare agent (CWA)?

A guide to the 2019 CBRN Exhibition in Fort Leonard Wood

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Apr 2019

A guide to the 2019 CBRN Exhibition in Fort Leonard Wood

What to see at the Society for Radiological Protection Conference 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 03 Apr 2019

What to see at the Society for Radiological Protection Conference 2019

What is the difference between pure and enriched uranium?

Written by Steven Pike on 27 Mar 2019

What is the difference between pure and enriched uranium?

Argon to showcase simulator technology at CBRNe Convergence Canada

Written by Steven Pike on 22 Mar 2019

Argon to showcase simulator technology at CBRNe Convergence Canada

What are the core requirements of wide area CBRNe training?

Written by Steven Pike on 21 Mar 2019

What are the core requirements of wide area CBRNe training?

How can a multi-gas detection simulator enhance emergency response?

Written by Steven Pike on 12 Mar 2019

How can a multi-gas detection simulator enhance emergency response?

CBRNe Summit Europe 2019 to showcase UK emergency response capability

Written by Steven Pike on 07 Mar 2019

CBRNe Summit Europe 2019 to showcase UK emergency response capability

Are your CBRNe training solutions environmentally sustainable?

Written by Steven Pike on 20 Feb 2019

Are your CBRNe training solutions environmentally sustainable?

4 essential tools for effective HazMat and CBRNe training

Written by Steven Pike on 19 Feb 2019

4 essential tools for effective HazMat and CBRNe training

Argon to showcase CBRNe training systems at Aero India 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 07 Feb 2019

Argon to showcase CBRNe training systems at Aero India 2019

Observations from a CBRNe training consolidation exercise

Written by Steven Pike on 29 Jan 2019

Observations from a CBRNe training consolidation exercise

How CBRNe exhibitions can aid research into simulator detector systems

Written by Steven Pike on 24 Jan 2019

How CBRNe exhibitions can aid research into simulator detector systems

How to assess the true cost of simulators for CBRNe training

Written by Steven Pike on 21 Jan 2019

How to assess the true cost of simulators for CBRNe training

The growing role of simulator technology in training for CBRNe threats

Written by Steven Pike on 11 Jan 2019

The growing role of simulator technology in training for CBRNe threats

How simulators aid emergency response radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 18 Dec 2018

How simulators aid emergency response radiation safety training

Coming events: what's new in HazMat & CBRNe for 2019

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Dec 2018

Coming events: what's new in HazMat & CBRNe for 2019

How inter-agency collaboration can enhance HazMat safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Dec 2018

How inter-agency collaboration can enhance HazMat safety training

Getting hands-on with nuclear emergency response training

Written by Steven Pike on 05 Dec 2018

Getting hands-on with nuclear emergency response training

What is the best HazMat training method to keep first responders safe

Written by Steven Pike on 26 Nov 2018

What is the best HazMat training method to keep first responders safe

How computer game tech can bring a CBRN tabletop exercise to life

Written by Steven Pike on 23 Nov 2018

How computer game tech can bring a CBRN tabletop exercise to life

What are the options for obtaining CBRN simulator detector equipment?

Written by Steven Pike on 15 Nov 2018

What are the options for obtaining CBRN simulator detector equipment?

Chemical hazard training - comparing the LCD3.3 and the LCD3.3-SIM

Written by Steven Pike on 08 Nov 2018

Chemical hazard training - comparing the LCD3.3 and the LCD3.3-SIM

Understanding the HazMat risk of industrial chemical incidents

Written by Steven Pike on 24 Oct 2018

Understanding the HazMat risk of industrial chemical incidents

CBRNe Convergence 2018: what to see and do

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Oct 2018

CBRNe Convergence 2018: what to see and do

What are the most common HazMat threats for first responders?

Written by Steven Pike on 08 Oct 2018

What are the most common HazMat threats for first responders?

How prepared do firefighters feel to handle HazMat incidents?

Written by Steven Pike on 01 Oct 2018

How prepared do firefighters feel to handle HazMat incidents?

What are the linchpins of effective HazMat response?

Written by Steven Pike on 19 Sep 2018

What are the linchpins of effective HazMat response?

How CBRN training with simulators reduces reliance on PPE

Written by Steven Pike on 12 Sep 2018

How CBRN training with simulators reduces reliance on PPE

The benefit of simulator training for CBRN reconnaissance vehicles

Written by Steven Pike on 06 Sep 2018

The benefit of simulator training for CBRN reconnaissance vehicles

What to look for in a simulator detector system for CBRN training

Written by Steven Pike on 04 Sep 2018

What to look for in a simulator detector system for CBRN training

How hands-on experience with PPE aids chemical warfare agent training

Written by Steven Pike on 30 Aug 2018

How hands-on experience with PPE aids chemical warfare agent training

What is the difference between HazMat and CBRNe?

Written by Steven Pike on 14 Aug 2018

What is the difference between HazMat and CBRNe?

How simulators enhance substance detection in HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 09 Aug 2018

How simulators enhance substance detection in HazMat training

Key facts about the nature and effects of nerve agents

Written by Steven Pike on 06 Aug 2018

Key facts about the nature and effects of nerve agents

The Netherlands hosts 8th annual NCT Europe CBRNe exhibition

Written by Steven Pike on 26 Jul 2018

The Netherlands hosts 8th annual NCT Europe CBRNe exhibition

What is the most realistic alternative to Live Agent Training?

Written by Steven Pike on 05 Jul 2018

What is the most realistic alternative to Live Agent Training?

9 scenarios for realistic chemical warfare agent training

Written by Steven Pike on 28 Jun 2018

9 scenarios for realistic chemical warfare agent training

New technology on track to vitalize confined space HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Jun 2018

New technology on track to vitalize confined space HazMat training

How to keep first responders safe in chemical warfare agent incidents

Written by Steven Pike on 19 Jun 2018

How to keep first responders safe in chemical warfare agent incidents

6 questions to ask before upgrading your CWA training equipment

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Jun 2018

6 questions to ask before upgrading your CWA training equipment

Key facts about the CBRN Exhibition 2018

Written by Steven Pike on 11 Jun 2018

Key facts about the CBRN Exhibition 2018

How to make radiation safety training easier and more effective

Written by Steven Pike on 23 May 2018

How to make radiation safety training easier and more effective

A guide to 6 simulator detectors for use in realistic CWA training

Written by Steven Pike on 17 May 2018

A guide to 6 simulator detectors for use in realistic CWA training

How to conduct safe CWA training for incidents in civilian areas

Written by Steven Pike on 03 May 2018

How to conduct safe CWA training for incidents in civilian areas

What are the challenges of decontamination of chemical warfare agents?

Written by Steven Pike on 27 Apr 2018

What are the challenges of decontamination of chemical warfare agents?

The threat of cyber attacks on industrial HazMat safety

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Apr 2018

The threat of cyber attacks on industrial HazMat safety

How to provide realistic HazMat training for the detection of CWAs

Written by Steven Pike on 17 Apr 2018

How to provide realistic HazMat training for the detection of CWAs

How to create realistic and safe HazMat training scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 28 Mar 2018

How to create realistic and safe HazMat training scenarios

A guide to six must-visit CBRNe and HazMat Exhibitions in 2018 

Written by Steven Pike on 26 Mar 2018

A guide to six must-visit CBRNe and HazMat Exhibitions in 2018 

Training first responders for the challenges of nerve agent attacks

Written by Steven Pike on 15 Mar 2018

Training first responders for the challenges of nerve agent attacks

4 essential features of electronic simulators for radiation training

Written by Steven Pike on 01 Mar 2018

4 essential features of electronic simulators for radiation training

Balancing realism and reality in radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 22 Feb 2018

Balancing realism and reality in radiation safety training

The role of personal protective equipment in realistic hazmat training

Written by Steven Pike on 19 Feb 2018

The role of personal protective equipment in realistic hazmat training

An overview of safety certification for army hazmat training

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Feb 2018

An overview of safety certification for army hazmat training

Why realistic scenarios are vital for effective hazmat safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 05 Feb 2018

Why realistic scenarios are vital for effective hazmat safety training

IRR 2017 and the use of simulators for radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 26 Jan 2018

IRR 2017 and the use of simulators for radiation safety training

What essential equipment is required for radiation safety training?

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Jan 2018

What essential equipment is required for radiation safety training?

The importance of radiation safety- what CBRNe crews need to know

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Jan 2018

The importance of radiation safety- what CBRNe crews need to know

The environmental impact of CBRNe & HazMat training scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 04 Jan 2018

The environmental impact of CBRNe & HazMat training scenarios

CBRNe and HazMat training news roundup 2017

Written by Steven Pike on 03 Jan 2018

CBRNe and HazMat training news roundup 2017

Innovative new technology for realistic chemical HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 20 Dec 2017

Innovative new technology for realistic chemical HazMat training

A comparison of exercise scenarios for authentic CBRNe training

Written by Steven Pike on 30 Nov 2017

A comparison of exercise scenarios for authentic CBRNe training

How to ensure the highest levels of safety in CBRNe training scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 27 Nov 2017

How to ensure the highest levels of safety in CBRNe training scenarios

How to ensure authenticity in HazMat safety training for industry

Written by Steven Pike on 17 Nov 2017

How to ensure authenticity in HazMat safety training for industry

The vital role of personal dosimeters in radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 15 Nov 2017

The vital role of personal dosimeters in radiation safety training

How offsite release exercises can maximise HazMat safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Nov 2017

How offsite release exercises can maximise HazMat safety training

The value of applied learning for radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 24 Oct 2017

The value of applied learning for radiation safety training

7 essential features to look for in HazMat safety training simulators

Written by Steven Pike on 20 Oct 2017

7 essential features to look for in HazMat safety training simulators

The key attributes of effective CBRN and HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 12 Oct 2017

The key attributes of effective CBRN and HazMat training

The benefits of simulators for radiation safety training

Written by Steven Pike on 06 Oct 2017

The benefits of simulators for radiation safety training

PlumeSIM provides exciting addition to Steel Beasts HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Sep 2017

PlumeSIM provides exciting addition to Steel Beasts HazMat training

CBRN simulators bring realism to Bristol Police HazMat training

Written by Steven Pike on 20 Sep 2017

CBRN simulators bring realism to Bristol Police HazMat training

Marriage of SAAB Training Systems Gamer and Argon’s CBRN PlumeSIM

Written by Steven Pike on 17 Sep 2017

Marriage of SAAB Training Systems Gamer and Argon’s CBRN PlumeSIM

What are the key outcomes of effective CBRN and HazMat training?

Written by Steven Pike on 23 Aug 2017

What are the key outcomes of effective CBRN and HazMat training?

Revolutionising radiation safety training for UK first responders

Written by Steven Pike on 08 Aug 2017

Revolutionising radiation safety training for UK first responders

How to create realistic first responder radiation training scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Jul 2017

How to create realistic first responder radiation training scenarios

10 chemical warfare agent training scenarios

Written by Steven Pike on 06 Jul 2017

10 chemical warfare agent training scenarios

7 reasons to use simulators for CBRN training

Written by Steven Pike on 14 Jun 2017

7 reasons to use simulators for CBRN training

CBRNe training - how 3 types compare

Written by Steven Pike on 19 May 2017

CBRNe training - how 3 types compare

How to enhance CBRN training with virtual / table top simulation

Written by Steven Pike on 05 May 2017

How to enhance CBRN training with virtual / table top simulation

How to improve radiation safety in nuclear power facilities

Written by Steven Pike on 02 May 2017

How to improve radiation safety in nuclear power facilities

The role of CBRN simulation training in industrial accidents

Written by Steven Pike on 25 Apr 2017

The role of CBRN simulation training in industrial accidents

CBRN training: traditional methods vs. simulation

Written by Steven Pike on 21 Apr 2017

CBRN training: traditional methods vs. simulation

4 benefits of using simulators for CBRN training

Written by Steven Pike on 13 Apr 2017

4 benefits of using simulators for CBRN training

Avoiding industrial accidents – why compliance is important

Written by Steven Pike on 20 Dec 2016

Avoiding industrial accidents – why compliance is important

Incident training – traditional vs. simulation based training

Written by Argon on 16 Dec 2016

Incident training – traditional vs. simulation based training

The importance of managing risk, training and training exercises

Written by Steven Pike on 09 Dec 2016

The importance of managing risk, training and training exercises

How to create realistic first responder training scenarios

Written by Argon on 05 Dec 2016

How to create realistic first responder training scenarios

Nuclear disasters of the past should inform decisions of the future

Written by Argon Electronics on 31 Jul 2014

Nuclear disasters of the past should inform decisions of the future

CollaBoRatioN in CBRN

Written by Argon Electronics on 26 Jun 2014

CollaBoRatioN in CBRN

Simulation training for every eventuality

Written by Argon Electronics on 28 May 2014

Simulation training for every eventuality

Crossing the channel: Argon attend SIM OPS Conference in France

Written by Argon Electronics on 16 Apr 2014

Crossing the channel: Argon attend SIM OPS Conference in France

The future is so bright…

Written by Argon Electronics on 24 Mar 2014

The future is so bright…

A look back at Defexpo 2014, India

Written by Argon Electronics on 28 Feb 2014

A look back at Defexpo 2014, India

The symptoms of radiation exposure

Written by Argon Electronics on 31 Jan 2014

The symptoms of radiation exposure

Safety is the watchword that must underpin all future work on nuclear reactors

Written by Argon Electronics on 06 Jan 2014

Safety is the watchword that must underpin all future work on nuclear reactors

Is the weather a secret weapon of war?

Written by Argon Electronics on 20 Nov 2013

Is the weather a secret weapon of war?

Thinking the unthinkable - How to respond to a CBRN attack

Written by Argon Electronics on 22 Oct 2013

Thinking the unthinkable - How to respond to a CBRN attack

How the Inverse Square Law will help with 2013’s serious radiation leak

Written by Argon Electronics on 17 Sep 2013

How the Inverse Square Law will help with 2013’s serious radiation leak

Delhi detectives set to combat CBRN threat

Written by Argon Electronics on 05 Aug 2013

Delhi detectives set to combat CBRN threat

The UK and Japan sign defence equipment and security agreement

Written by Argon Electronics on 19 Jul 2013

The UK and Japan sign defence equipment and security agreement

Seeing the wood for the trees: The firefighters of Chernobyl

Written by Argon Electronics on 12 Jul 2013

Seeing the wood for the trees: The firefighters of Chernobyl

Fukushima discovery highlights that preparation is key

Written by Argon Electronics on 27 Jun 2013

Fukushima discovery highlights that preparation is key

Fake bomb detectors highlight global safety concerns

Written by Argon Electronics on 17 May 2013

Fake bomb detectors highlight global safety concerns