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SEL Number: 07CD-01-DPMG
Title: Detector, Multi-sensor Meter, Point, Chemical

Last Updated: 6/23/2022 3:15:27 PM

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Description: Multi-sensor meter with minimum of O2 and LEL for point chemical detection.  Includes both portable and wearable sensors. 
DIQCode: [D,I,Q]

ImportantFeatures: Each sensor for different operation: O2, % of LEL, CI2, CO, H2S, etc.
Passive diffusion or active sampling pump.

Operating Considerations: Requires periodic calibration; check manufacturer's recommendations for frequency.
Calibration gases require special transportation.
Many sensors have multiple cross-sensitivities that can result in false positives.
May be adversely affected by atmospheres with acid-forming gases.
Subject to environmental limitations such as temperature and humidity - check manufacturer's specifications.
Shelf life dependent on type of sensor.
Moderate sensitivity.
ICostRating: $$
MCostRating: $

Training Requirements: Core Training: NFPA 470 Chapter 8 or Chapter 10.
Initial Training: Moderate (1-2 days)
Sustainment Training: Moderate (1-2 days)

Mandatory Standards:

Applicable Standards and References:

  • HazMat: Response Team
  • REL: Full Canadian Recommended Equipment List
  • REL: LOS-1, Multi-Agency Intervention
  • REL: LOS-2, Scout/Reconnaissance Mission
  • REL: LOS-3, Suspicious Powder Response