THE ROLE OF CBRN LIVE AGENT TRAINING IN EDUCATION OF FIRST RESPONDERS

  • Gvozden Tasić
  • Milica Ćurčić VINČA Institute of Nuclear Sciences
  • Ivan Lazović
Keywords: CBRN threats, CBRN agent training, security, first responders

Abstract

In the modern security architecture, CBRN threats represent one of the most dangerous and devastating threats with immediate and prolonged affects both to people and the environment with additional security and economic consequences. The prompt and professional response has a key role in the management of the crisis caused by CBRN agents. That is why the first responders need to be trained and qualified individuals with special equipment and working methods. The aim of this paper is to present the importance of a holistic approach in training, through the integral CBRN activities that include chemical, biological, and radiological field detection and decontamination procedures, medical response and personal protection, sampling, and laboratory analytical methods as well as adequate security procedures and protocols.

Key words: CBRN threats, CBRN agent training, security, first responders

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Published
2021-11-26