HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Friday, January 27, 2017
A new kind of responder brings special expertise to disasters
Homeland Security News Wire

An emergency response incident commander should be well-versed on how to respond to all hazards, including the intricacies of radiological and nuclear incidents. Because the hazards associated with radiological or nuclear (rad/nuc) incidents are uniquely challenging to convey accurately to first responders, DHS S&T has developed a solution in the form of the Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS) Program.


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HAZMAT/Chemicals:
3/10/17   Detecting weapons-grade uranium from afar
1/27/17   A new kind of responder brings special expertise to disasters
1/4/17   Israel’s coming chemical weapons crisis
1/4/17   Jihadi Posts Instructions to Make Chemical Weapons For Lone Wolves Attacks In US
12/21/16   International Association of Fire Chiefs praises new anthrax vaccine law
12/16/16   Training center mistakenly exposed students to deadly ricin
12/13/16   Syrian opposition: Israeli airstrike hit chemical weapons intended for Hezbollah
11/14/16   Cybersecurity to bolster safe transfer of hazardous liquids at ports
11/11/16   First large-scale, citywide test of advanced radioactive threat detection system
10/18/16   HHS bolsters U.S. health preparedness for radiological threats
9/23/16   Assessing the risk from Africa as Libya loses its chemical weapons
9/23/16   Cleaning concrete contaminated with chemicals
9/22/16   ISIS fired chemical shells at U.S., Iraqi troops near Mosul
9/8/16   Syria chlorine attack claims: what this chemical is and how it became a weapon
9/1/16   Libya’s remaining chemical weapons materials removed
8/4/16   “Second skin” uniform protects soldiers from biological, chemical agents in the field
7/14/16   New method helps identify chemical warfare agents
5/23/16   ISIS conducting chemical experiments on its prisoners
5/9/16   ISIS manufacturing chemical weapons: UN watchdog
4/5/16   ISIS uses mustard gas against Syrian forces in battle for airport
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