DQE Launches New Kore Kooler Website Focused on Heat Illness Prevention and Heat Stress Safety

DQE is excited to announce the launch of its new website focused on heat stress safety. Visit www.korekoolerchair.com to learn more about how heat stress affects athletes, industrial workers, emergency responders, construction workers, and anyone working in high heat and humidity conditions. DQE’s goal is to show how the Kore Kooler...

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Port Canaveral Gets $1.9 Million for Security Upgrades

Originally published at https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) has awarded $1,941,285 in federal grant funding for several projects at Port Canaveral to protect the Port’s critical infrastructure from terrorism and other security threats.

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA)

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Emergency drills in Zaporizhzhia

It has been reported that on Wednesday August 17th, officials in the city of Zaporizhzhia were holding emergency drills to prepare for a disater at the nuclear plant with the same name, some 30 miles away from the city. 

This was a full scale practical exercise with response personnell in full...

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Smiths and Block MEMS chase proximity stand off detection

Smiths Detection alongside Block MEMS, LLC (Block) have been selected by DTRA and JPEO CBRND a Proximate Chemical Agent Detector (PCAD) capable of non-contact detection of solid and liquid threats. PCAD will provide a stand-off (non-contact) Chemical Agent Detector that will be able to identify/classify solid and liquid hazards on various...

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DHS Releases RFIP on Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors

Originally published by Homeland Security Today

DHS issued a Request for Information for Participation (RFIP) – Testing of Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors.

Following a commercial nuclear power plant accident it will be necessary to survey large numbers of people and vehicles; more than 300,000 people were...

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UAMS Receives $3.4 Million to Study Radiation Injuries Caused by Nuclear Accidents and Bioterrorism

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $3.4 million in funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study acute and delayed injuries caused by full-body radiation exposure from a nuclear accident or bioterrorism.

The five-year study...

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908 catches a Trace

908 Devices a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spec devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held TRACE Analytics GmbH, based in Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of on-line analysis and sampling systems for biotech applications. 908 Devices expects the acquired technology...

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Argon awarded UK MoD Chemical Sense Training Equipment Support Contract

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. has been awarded a two year contract with an optional third year to provide in service support for a wide range of CBRN training equipment previously provided to UK MoD.

The equipment to be supported includes Camsim, MCAD-SIM, LCAD-SIM, ADM300A V1b-SIM training equipment and the associated...

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SIGA Announces BARDA Exercise of Procurement Options Valued at Approximately $26 Million for IV TPOXX

SIGA Technologies, Inc., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced the exercise of procurement options under its 75A50118C00019 (19C) contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the delivery to the U.S. government of intravenous (IV) formulation of TPOXX treatment courses valued at approximately $26 million . These option exercises represent the...

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