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A MESSAGE FROM GRANT

Listen to this special message from FLIR PRIMED spokesman Grant Coffey, a retired Portland Fire & Rescue Hazmat Team Coordinator and CBRNE expert, and then tune into the video series below. Every few weeks, we’ll deliver best practices, industry insights, and real-life experiences that help you stay prepared. Each episode is accompanied by a field checklist or downloadable guide that you can use right now!

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Episode Library

Episode 11 - Unknown Powders | FLIR Systems

Episode 12: GC-MS is more than just another meter!

Release Date: August 15, 2017

In FLIR PRIMED episode 12, Grant provides a brief overview of what a GC-MS can do: types of chemicals it can identify, how it complements other detection technologies in the responder tool kit, and field applications it supports.

EPISODE GUIDE: “On-Scene Checklist: "Chemical Response Tools from Colorimetric Tests to GC-MS”

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Episode 11 - Unknown Powders | FLIR Systems

Episode 11: RESPONDING TO UNKNOWN POWDERS

Release Date: July 24, 2017

Unknown powders. They can be almost anything! In this episode, Grant covers safe scene risk assessment, what to look for, and who to call.

EPISODE GUIDE: “On-Scene Checklist: Unknown Powders” and “FLIR Application Note: GC/MS Identification of Unknown White Powders, Fentanyl and Heroin”

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Episode 9 - Dirty Bomb | FLIR Systems

Episode 10: INTRO TO CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

Release Date: July 10, 2017

Identifying hazardous chemical properties can be difficult. There are clues and cues, checklists, and other tools that you can use to help identify the chemical family or the specific chemical. This episode covers the 3 Cs, the pillars of initial response, and the 10-step method.

EPISODE GUIDE: “10 Step Chemical Identification Checklist”

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Episode 9 - Dirty Bomb | FLIR Systems

Episode 9: DIRTY BOMB

Release Date: June 26, 2017

What are dirty bombs and how can you protect yourself against exposure?

EPISODE GUIDE: “How small is small?” and “Rad Screening Point Instructions”

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Episode 8 - Gas Monitoring 101 | FLIR Systems

Episode 8: GAS MONITORING 101

Release Date: June 12, 2017

How do you know if you’re dealing with a simple odor call or something more dangerous? In FLIR PRIMED episode 8, Grant discusses proper use of the all-important gas monitor.

EPISODE GUIDE: What’s that smell?

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Episode 7 - Hazard Zones and PPE | FLIR Systems

Episode 7: Hazard Zones & PPE

Release Date: May 29, 2017

Know the zones, know where you are at, and know what you should be wearing. In FLIR PRIMED episode 7, we cover the three basic hazard zone areas and four levels of personal protective equipment (PPE).

EPISODE GUIDE: Know the zones and what you should be wearing - Available soon

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Episode 6 - Chemical States of Matter | FLIR Systems

Episode 6: CHEMICAL STATES OF MATTER

Release Date: May 15, 2017

A primary rule for responding to a Chemical event is to identify what form or STATE the chemical is in. This episode covers states of matter, toxicity, flammability, and chemical families.

EPISODE GUIDE: States of Matter and What’s in a Chemical Name?

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Episode 5 - BIO Available Soon | FLIR Systems

Episode 5: BIO

Release Date: May 1, 2017

What to do when bio-agent is suspected?

EPISODE GUIDE: Bio Toxins and Lethal Dose

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Episode 4 - EXPLOSIVES Available Soon | FLIR Systems  

Episode 4: EXPLOSIVES

Release Date: April 24, 2017

Key actions and considerations

EPISODE GUIDE: Explosives 101 Guide for Responders

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Episode 3 - RAD Available Soon | FLIR Systems

Episode 3: RAD

Release Date: April 10, 2017

Turn it on and put it on

EPISODE GUIDE: Radiation Safety Checklist & Screening Point Instructions

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Episode 2 - STOP Available Soon | FLIR Systems

Episode 2: STOP

Release Date: April 10, 2017

What are the cues and clues?

EPISODE GUIDE: Hazmat Check Sheet

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Episode 1 - PRIMED Available Soon | FLIR Systems

Episode 1: PRIMED

Release Date: April 10, 2017

A tool you can use right now to stay prepared

EPISODE GUIDE: PRIMED Checklist

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