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Walk-Through Screening for Mass Casualty Threats

AEL Category: 15. Inspection and Screening Systems

AEL Title: Systems, Personnel/Package Screening

AEL Number: 15SC-00-PPSS

SAVER Project: Walk-Through Screening for Mass Casualty Threats

Emergency responders and security personnel use walk-through screening systems, including metal detectors, for mass casualty threats to enhance safety and security at soft target locations. Soft target locations are areas that are easily accessible to large numbers of people and have limited security or protective measures in place, making them vulnerable to violent attacks with the potential for mass casualties. Soft target locations, such as transportation hubs and entertainment venues, present unique security challenges due to their inherent accessibility and high foot traffic.

Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional document: Walk-Through Metal Detectors Market Survey Report (2006).

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Walk-Through Screening Systems for Mass Casualty Threats TechNote PDF 359.34 KB 05/22/2024
Walk-Through Screening for Mass Casualty Threats Focus Group Report PDF 794.12 KB 11/01/2023
Walk-Through Metal Detectors Market Survey Report (June 2014) PDF 1.06 MB
Walk-Through Metal Detectors Highlight (August 2006) PDF 233.68 KB
Last Updated: 05/22/2024
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