FLIR to Present Sunrise Session at IAFC Hazmat 2017

Philip Tackett, GC/MS Product Manager, FLIR

FLIR is sponsoring a Sunrise Session at the IAFC Hazmat Response Teams Conference on Friday, June 16, 2017 – 7:00 am to 7:50 am titled “What’s in a name? Ten Step Field Method for Chemical ID.” 

In this Sunrise Session, Grant Coffey, a retired Portland Fire & Rescue Hazmat Team Coordinator and CBRNE expert of nearly 40 years, will introduce the PRIMED approach to on-scene chemical response. He will walk participants through the “Ten Step Field Method for Chemical Identification” and provide a field guide for participants to take home. To close the session, Grant will share the top 10 mistakes responders can avoid at a HAZMAT incident. 

To register for the Sunrise Session, visit:

FLIR’s full line of HAZMAT response products will be on display in booth #1153 at IAFC Hazmat June 16-17 in Baltimore, MD. 

Presented by the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference is a four-day event offering hands-on training across a range of essential topics, including: 

  1. - Biothreat response and sample collection
  2. - Incident management best practices
  3. - Chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials
  4. - Recognizing and responding to commercial explosive incidents
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