DHS S&T released a RFI seeking effective respiratory protection for wildland firefighters to be considered for inclusion in a market survey being conducted by S&T’s NUSTL in collaboration with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
S&T CSAC developed a new cyanide detection test method, both affordable and efficient, to test fire survivors for toxic cyanide exposure at the scene.
DHS S&T this week announced the selection of two industry partners to move forward with the next test and evaluation phase of S&T’s Wildland Fire Sensor Research Program.
Today is International Firefighters Day, an occasion to recognize and honor the sacrifices that brave men and women around the world make to safeguard our communities.
DHS S&T recently conducted a virtual training on its Team Awareness Kit (TAK) that provides such features as video sharing, location tracking of fire equipment, fire perimeters from aircraft, and fire model forecasts.
DHS S&T is working with Morphix Technologies to develop a simple, inexpensive, wearable smart chemical sensor badge that has high sensitivity and selectivity to multiple toxic industrial chemicals at trace (low parts per million or ppm) concentrations, and that triggers alarms at permissible exposure limits, short-term exposure limits and time weighted average concentrations.
Rescue hoist gloves protect emergency responders’ hands during specialized helicopter hoist rescue operations. Read the results of two prototype fingerless glove designs, developed by DHS S&T, and tested by the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory.