Quickly and reliably screen for radiation contamination
Firefighters operate in radiation emergencies where they must not only secure the area but protect themselves. We offer emergency radiation protection for firefighters with a line of pager-sized, portable radiation detectors that are easy to carry wherever there is contamination or if monitoring is needed. They can be can be customized to match a wide variety of applications to detect and identify orphaned, unknown, and hidden radioactive threats.
Categories for firefighters: Radiation protection
Quickly distinguish between naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and radiation from man-made sources such as nuclear weapons, improvised nuclear devices (INDs), or radiological dispersal devices (RDDs). We offer a variety of portable radiation detection devices and instruments for continuous monitoring and immediate alert to a variety of radiation types.
Quickly and reliably screen for possible radiation contamination. Our contamination monitors help safeguard firefighters and ensure a secure environment in areas where the problems of orphaned, unknown, and hidden radioactive threats need to be addressed.
Integrating personnel, area, and environmental radiation monitoring systems into one solution. We offer a variety of environmental and industrial process radiation monitoring instruments that work together to provide real-time monitoring for applications such as radiological hotspot identification, environmental contamination detection, or routine security surveillance.
Learn about the advanced technology, planning tools, and instruments available to first responders, firefighters, law enforcement, military, and government agencies to aid in the detection of radioactive materials and the identification of chemicals, narcotics, and explosive threats. Includes grant information. Read A Practical Guide to Safety and Security Threat Detection Technology.
Radiological material is used throughout the world for medical and industrial purposes. It plays a vital role in the treatment of patients inside a hospital, but the effects of radiological material ending up in the hands of terrorists could be devastating. Radiation detectors need to become standard protocol in places where radiological material can be easily accessed.
Read this article from Homeland Security Today about radiological risks at hospitals and medical facilities.
Which handheld radiation detector is right for you?
Firefighters require multiple device types with a broad range of capabilities. If new equipment is not in your budget, you may quality for a grant. Click on the link below and fill out the form for free customized grant application help for projects including grant research, grant alert notices and grant application reviews from our team of grant experts.
Radiation can be found almost anywhere. Is it always a threat to public health and safety? How can it be monitored? What tools do I need to detect it? Are you trying to scare us? Get the answers to these and other questions on our Frequently Asked Questions about Radiation Detectionpage.