Responding to Chemical Warfare and Pharmaceutical Based Agents

A must watch for CBRN first responders. Receive the latest info on dangerous chemical threats, chemical warfare, and pharmaceutical based agents.

FR1/908 Devices Responding to CWAs + PBAs

In addition to traditional chemical warfare threats such as G/V-Series agents and blister agents, the emergence of unconventional chemical threats such as fentanyl and other pharmaceutical-based agents, as well as A-series agents (Novichoks), poses a unique set of challenges to Hazmat and CBRN organizations worldwide. Join us for an in-depth look at the newest tactics, detection techniques, and processes for existing and emerging threats. We provide insights from real-life incident responses to help you prepare for the ever-changing danger landscape that first responders encounter around the world. By watching this on-demand webinar you will:

  • Get up-to-date information on emerging threats and responses, such as chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and pharmaceutical-based agents (PBAs).
  • Explain the distinction between aerosolized and vapor hazards, as well as existing detection systems.
  • Discover MX908 Beacon, an area monitoring device for identifying CWAs and PBAs.
  • Discuss recommended methods for dealing with these dangers.
  • “Very informative and thought-provoking presentation about the newest generations of chemical products.”
  • “Excellent presentation, linking it to real-world events.”
  • “Solid content by a speaker with infield background.”

David A. Godin is the Director of Field Forensic Applications for 908 Devices in Boston, Massachusetts. He holds a Masters of Forensic Sciences Degree from Boston University, and a B.S. degree in Chemistry from the United States Military Academy. Mr. Godin served five years as a US Army Chemical Officer in the 110th Chemical Battalion, Technical Escort. During that time, he served as Chemical Analyst and Officer in Charge of the Combined Explosive Exploitation Cell-North in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has trained hundreds of Emergency Response personnel in the field analysis of controlled substances, HAZMAT Operations, and CBRNE Response.

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