FLIR Systems, Four-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for Best CBRNE Detection System, has launched a new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED (Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision).
FLIR PRIMED is a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or Explosives (CBRNE) attacks.
Through FLIR PRIMED’s video series, Grant Coffey, retired Portland Fire & Rescue Hazmat Team Coordinator and CBRNE expert for nearly 40 years, delivers industry insights and real-life experiences designed to keep responders prepared, by staying current with the industry standards and best practices.
Check out scenes from the FLIR PRIMED video series featuring Grant Coffey and other CBRNE field experts.
Every few weeks, FLIR will deliver best practices, industry insights, and real-life experiences that help you stay prepared.
Each episode will be accompanied by a field checklist or downloadable guide that you can use right now!
Your source for CBRNE best practices, field checklists, cutting-edge training, and street truth.
Class is now in session
(Episode 1 PRIMED: Grant Coffey introduces you to PRIMED – a tool you can use right now to stay prepared. Courtesy of FLIR Systems and YouTube)
Each episode will conclude with a free field checklist, or downloadable guide, (see examples below, courtesy of FLIR Systems) to increase subject knowledge for a safer and more successful response.
(Episode 2 STOP: When responding to a scene, STOP! In this episode, Grant Coffey discusses the cues and clues you should pay attention to. Courtesy of FLIR Systems and YouTube)
Episode 1: PRIMED
- A tool you can use right now to stay prepared
- Grant introduces you to PRIMED, a tool responders can use right now to stay prepared.
Episode 2: STOP
- What are the cues and clues
- When responding to a scene, STOP! Grant discusses the cues and clues responders should pay attention to.
Episode 3: RAD
- Turn it on and put it on
- Radiation is not well understood.
- Grant covers the important safety basics responders need to know.
(Episode 3 RAD: Radiation is not well understood. Grant Coffey covers the important safety basics you need to know. Courtesy of FLIR Systems and YouTube)
The next seven episodes of FLIR PRIMED will air between April 24 – June 26 on the FLIR PRIMED page and an additional 20 videos will be release into the second half of 2017, featuring guest appearances by other industry leaders.
To learn more, visit FLIR PRIMED.
Questions or topics viewers would like to see featured on FLIR PRIMED can be submitted to PRIMED@flir.com.