Mr. James King, Western Regional Director for BioSeal Systems, has completed the Mass Fatality Response training of the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Emergency Management staff. Approximately 26 persons attended the 2 hour meeting and product training session provided by Barrier Products LLC. Several guest observers also witness the product demonstration which caused the Law Enforcement Administrator to initiate a new round of purchasing for his department.
BioSeal Systems Sees Airlines Allowing its Containment System
SAN DIEGO - Edward L. McWilliams produces a product that rarely enters into everyday consumer discussions, yet it has become widely purchased by agencies around the world. And now, several commercial airlines are allowing his product onboard airplanes, according to a news release.
McWilliams’ company, BioSeal Systems, sells revolutionary air-tight containment systems for human remains handled by funeral directors,...
The Senate approved a bill reauthorizing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) Reauthorization of 2011 (S.1855) from FY 2014 through FY 2018 three months after a somewhat similar measure passed the House
FLIR Systems has announced that its Integrated Systems division was awarded a contract for an integrated perimeter intrusion detection security solution for Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver, BC, Canada. FLIR's solution will be comprised of a number of CommandSpace Argus ground surveillance systems and Cameleon Tactical Command and Cont […]
There is no way to prevent weather disasters from happening, but advance planning, frequent training drills and exercises, and rapid communications can save lives and reduce damage to infrastructure. Under the "Homeowner" bill, that same combination of managerial tools can also be used to reduce the response and recovery costs caused by natural dis […]
Wearing a bulky HazMat suit during responder decontamination makes it difficult to maneuver, and leads to many slips and falls. After watching emergency responders resort to the use of walkers, traffic cones, and other objects not designed for their specific needs during decontamination, DQE has developed the Decon Stability Cane. Responders can now move wit […]
The US Geological Service has reported a 5.4 magnitude earthquake centered 13 miles northwest of Borrego Springs. Our office checked with local agencies and there are no preliminary reports of injuries or damage. We will update the site with information as needed. The quake is a good reminder to look through our site for preparedness information to make sure […]
New Program Will Provide Highly-Trained Volunteers During Disasters The County Office of Emergency Services has been selected by the state to participate in Disaster Corps, a program to standardize and coordinate highly-trained volunteers that will be able to respond to disasters across the state. “The concept behind this program started after the 2007 wildf […]