Prime the pump
Today FLIR announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or Explosives (CBRNE) attacks.
Throughout 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. In addition, each episode will conclude with a free field checklist, or downloadable guide, to increase subject knowledge for a safer and more successful response.
The first three episodes of FLIR PRIMED, along with free downloadable checklist and guidebooks, are available NOW
• Episode 1: PRIMED – A tool you can use right now to stay prepared
o Grant introduces you to PRIMED – a tool responders can use right now to stay prepared.
• Episode 2: STOP – What are the cues and clues
o 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
o Radiation is not well understood. Grant covers the important safety basics responders need to know.
The next seven episodes of FLIR PRIMED will air between April 24 – June 26 on the FLIR PRIMED page. An additional 20 videos will be release into the second half of 2017, featuring guest appearances by other industry leaders.