Field Identification of Radiological Threats during Emergency Response Operations for First Responders and Homeland Security with Exercise — NEW!
Instructor: Jess Griffin
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Note: Attendees are welcome to bring their unit supplied hand-held RIIDs or backpacks to the seminar to enhance their current usability.
Description: This seminar will cover how to identify Radio-Isotopes in the field and how to determine if it is a threat or not. We will cover what a Radio-Isotope Identifier Device (RIID) is, how it works, and deployment of the devices during emergency operations, including how to ensure you gather enough information to make a good interpretation of the results. Spectrum will also be covered from various operations in the past. A hands-on exercise will include various RIIDs using SpirVIEW Mobile™ software to see live time readings and locations as each instrument is deployed and works the radiological emergency scene. This seminar will feature the SPIR-Ace™ unit, SPIR-Pack™ system, and SpirVIEW Mobile software.
Who Should Attend: Any persons or group that utilize RIIDs in the field. This can include Emergency Responders (police/fire/hazmat), Homeland Security, or any agency to employ RIIDs.
How Will You Benefit: Attendees who complete this seminar gain the knowledge to correctly deploy a RIID, gather data for analysis and interpret the data based on Spectrum and situational awareness. Also, you will experience seeing the benefits of utilizing real-time tracking of personnel and equipment readings.
- What is a Radiological Threat
- What is a RIID, what are the capabilities and limitations
- Situational Awareness to assist in gathering intel
- How to interpret the Spectrum in the field and what does it mean
- Various outcomes resulting from Spectrum Analysis
- Field exercise with SpirVIEW Mobile tracking