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Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD

Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD


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SKU: DW0303

Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD tackles the important subject of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and presents it in a way that all emergency responders can easily understand. 
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Detecting Weapons of Mass Destruction DVD training video is for special operations units such as hazmat teams, bomb squads, tactical units, National Guard troops, and other emergency responders who may be called upon to carry out monitoring and sampling activities at a suspected WMD incident in order to help identify the weapons used.It focuses on equipment used as part of initial emergency response operations.

Topics covered include:
  • Dosimeters
  • Radiation pagers
  • Contamination survey instruments
  • Spectrometry
  • M8/M9 paper
  • High-speed chromotography
  • Hazmat Smart Strips
  • Infrared technology
  • Biological sampling kits
  • The complexities of detecting for weapons of mass destruction
  • Detection priorities
  • Technologies used to monitor for radiation, explosives, chemical weapons and biological weapons
  • The advantages and limitations of each type of technology is discussed
  • How to avoid false positives
  • How to document findings
Instructor's Guide included.

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Additional Information

Technical Committee Armando Bevelacqua (ret.), Frank Docimo, Chris Hawley, Carol Maslansky, Steve Maslansky, Greg Noll
Copyright 2003
Course Length 30 minutes