The newly renovated manufacturing facility houses product-specific work areas for the production of the company's ThermoCor® high performance insulation product and their suite of sophisticated thermal containers.
The RAID-AFM product line is designed to monitor large buildings, facilities and key infrastructure for accidents or attacks involving toxic industrial chemicals (TIC) or chemical warfare agents (CWA).
RTSC teamed with McNeil Security Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of McNeil Technologies, and the current SPP contractor at the Greater Rochester International Airport, to offer the TSA a comprehensive screening operations plan.
"Avon's involvement in the U.S. National SWAT Championships adds a new depth to the competition and we're pleased to have a world leader in homeland security products supporting our efforts," Jack O'Connor U.S. National SWAT Championship.
One of the nation's most highly respected Congressional leaders points out that "the Telework Option" for federal employees is not just another employee "perk" but an easy way to cut commuting costs and, just maybe, save hundreds or thousands of lives.
The new version facilitates easier verification of peroxide-based explosives, such as Triacetone Triperoxide (TATP), and is easier to operate. The new version will be available in the third quarter of 2007.
Hand-held device provides mobile, flexible detection capabilities. Because the technology is performing well in pilot testing, TSA anticipates deploying up to 200 bottled-liquid scanners to the nation's busiest airports in FY 2007.
The terminology in this glossary was developed for the purposes of emergency-management education and practice. The glossary was developed by the Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management at The George Washington University.
"Semandex's Netlink - A Real-Time Knowledge Network in Action" describes the technical innovations within the company's flagship Netlink networking product, referring to the Netlink applications currently deployed.
The need for quarantine stations at U.S. borders was on the decline - until SARS & bioterrorism created a need for more stations on a continuing basis. Dulles International Airport (first one), has achieved much success & is a template for future use.
Terrorist suicide-homicide bomber attacks used to be isolated incidents; in Iraq they are now daily occurrences. The same rare-to-frequent pattern may soon hit the United States, & police agencies should be, but are not, prepared to handle such attacks.
Clark's views on the security improvements already achieved, and the areas in which a greater effort is needed. Also discussed: The USMS's Special Operations and Technical Operations Groups, and the support provided to state and local L-E agencies.
The United States Department of State has certified the Archer 1000 Barrier with a K4 Level 3 vehicle crash rating, a standard that requires that the barrier stop a 15,000 pound truck traveling at an average of 30mph when rammed.
The Delta DSC501 provides so much protection from truck and car bombers that it has become a favorite barrier at embassies, nuclear power plants, DOD (Department of Defense) facilities, and other critical threat locations around the world.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for marketing the first respirators that can help reduce the user's exposure to airborne germs during a public health medical emergency, such as an influenza pandemic.
"By establishing a Rail Test Center (RTC) at the port, DHS will identify and evaluate radiological and nuclear detection solutions for intermodal rail port facilities that can be used across the country."
The goal of PROTECT (Program for Response Options and Technology Enhancements for Chemical/Biological Terrorism) is to create early warning detection and response systems capable of safeguarding public locations from possible chemical terrorist attacks.
As part of the plan, the company has changed its name from AcuTemp to "AcuTemp Thermal Systems" to reflect the company's offer of providing accurate temperature management systems through its thermal engineering expertise.
Research and test reactors must now ensure people currently allowed unescorted access to the facilities, or people requesting such access, are fingerprinted and undergo a criminal history check by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
TFAH created a model to assess the potential losses each state could face during a severe pandemic. Based on estimates from financial and economic experts, TFAH examined the impact of a pandemic on 20 different industries, trade, and worker productivity.
Alion Science & Technology has collaborated with the ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC to develop an automated, all-hazards, vulnerability and risk-assessment tool to analyze and manage risks to infrastructure assets and systems.
This program - entitled "DeskTop Drills" - targets hospitals, public health, health care responders, & other vital response sectors in areas having health-related responsibilities such as law enforcement, EMS, fire services, and pandemic flu preparedness.
"Just in Case" has been trumped by "Just in Time." One result is that there is no surge capability that emergency managers can call on in times of major incidents. Unless, of course, an EMS Task Force is waiting in the wings.
How the company's background in ISR and secure communications is being harnessed to provide precise solutions for specific customers. Also, the importance of local and statewide comm systems and the feasibility of creating an FAA-type agency for seaports.
This document includes a description of system-wide and discipline-specific challenges as well as recommended solutions to address mass-casualty incidents in the areas of emergency medical services, trauma surgery, radiology, pharmacology, and more.
Eastern Kentucky University has responded to the new climate in safety, security, and emergency management with enhanced master's degree options. The school now offers a certificate in Homeland Security within its Safety, Security & Emergency Management c
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for developing best practices and model protocols for use by state, local, tribal, and territorial personnel in the development of pandemic influenza plans, preparedness activities, and training.
BIOSENSOR 2200R Biological Agent Detector allows for on-site portable analysis during white-powder response calls and offers rapid detection, ease of use, excellent sensitivity, and a low rate of false positives.
The Homeland Security Executive Seminar Program is designed for corporate executives, directors, & decision-makers in the public & private sectors, & other professionals interested in developing successful homeland-security strategies for their organizati
The Archer 1000 offers vehicle anti-ram protection and has received the U.S. Department of State's K4 Level 3 rating, which requires the barrier to stop a 15,000-pound truck traveling at 30 miles per hour.
Many first-responder agencies routinely use "4x4 volunteers" to help out in hazardous-weather situations and other emergencies. This solution to community problems must be handled with care and requires careful planning by state/local decision makers.
PortSTEP is the latest member of a growing family of exercise & training programs mandated to ensure that first-responder agencies are fully prepared to meet the ever-increasing challenges posed by terrorist attacks & mass-casualty events.
The acquisition and operation of multipurpose high-tech communications systems is one of the more important goals of U.S. decision makers at all levels of government. The cost of these systems, though, is beyond the reach of many smaller cities.
This plan assesses the current state of medical countermeasure preparedness and identifies the highest-priority research, development, and acquisition programs to increase public health emergency preparedness.
Vipra Enterprises will distribute Acro's revolutionary patented peroxide explosive tester ACRO-P.E.T. The innovative pen-like tester is able to identify peroxide-based explosives, such as Triacetone Triperoxide (TATP).
This handbook provides an introduction to epidemiological and criminal terrorist investigations so that public-health and law-enforcement personnel have a better understanding of each other's information requirements and investigative procedures.
GAO recommends that DHS develop a risk-based inbound air cargo security strategy; develop a systematic process to improve interagency communication; and analyze air cargo security practices used by air cargo industry stakeholders and foreign governments.