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Radiological Agents part 1
Radiation comes in two forms, Ionizing and Non-ionizing. Ionizing radiation removes electrons from atoms and molecules of materials that can include air, water,
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Biological Agents part 1
The setting which you would come across Biological agents is likely to be different when compared to Chemical agents as there will be a time period for the infe
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Chemical Agents part 1
Deadly chemical agents – Nerve agents:  Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which is responsible for muscle movement and contraction. Once it has passed the sy
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Overview of CBRN part 1
The use of chemical and biological components as a means of inflicting harm and death to others is well documented in history. As early as 1000 B.C., the civil
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Overview of CBRN part 5
Steps 123+:  Initially identifying if there are potential risks/hazards to the environment can be difficult when there are no obvious factors. Steps 123+ can h
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Overview of CBRN part 4
Within the CBRN context there are many processes which staff should be aware of to help with their management, safety, and wellbeing at the incident. As alread
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