Articles & Whitepapers
A.L: What are the occupational risks that wildland firefighters are exposed to? S.P: Wildland firefighters have the same risks as a welder, because they are exposed to heavy metals, the same risks as a coroner, because they work with organic materials, perhaps with dead animals; They face the same dangers as a lumberjack from exposure to formaldehyde, or as a melter when it comes to heat stress. ...
FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) Integrates MX908 into Hazardous Materials Training Course
As part of their commitment to ensuring that the response community is prepared for and capable of responding to all-hazard events, FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) has ...
Bertin Technologies contributes to the rescEU European program for the provision of CBRN detection and civil protection equipment
As a firmly European French company, Bertin Technologies is proud to contribute to the supply of equipment for the detection and identification of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threats. In February 2023, France was awarded a ...
Equipment & Solutions
STS worked with NPL (National Physical Laboratory) to develop and commericialise a system that they had developed to prototype stage for the identification of contamination on surfaces and in particular on people. This system originally called "Fives" was designed to quantify amounts of airborne contaminants that would be deposited on a person under a range of different conditions. In particular ...