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Steven Pike

Steven Pike

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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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Preparing for Event X: what CBRN responders can learn from Covid-19

Written by Steven Pike on 17-Dec-2021 12:00:00

In a recent BBC Richard Dimbleby lecture, Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert detailed how scientists reacted quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the Oxford professor said they should have moved forward at even greater speed. The overarching question throughout her talk was, “How do you fight a pandemic when you are in a pandemic?” While this question might have been moot in 2019, moving into 2022, there is a clear answer. 

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Upcoming ISRP webinar on radiological hazards

Written by Steven Pike on 08-Dec-2021 09:15:00

The International Society for Respiratory Protection (ISRP) is a non-profit organisation that provides education and information about respiratory protection. The primary purpose of ISRP is to bring together occupational health and safety professionals in the field of respiratory protection. Members are encouraged to share their opinions and disclose their research findings.

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