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SEL Number: 07RD-02-PRDA
Title: Detector (PRD), Radiation, Alarming, Personal (Gamma and Neutron)

Last Updated: 6/23/2022 5:06:10 PM

Previous SEL Number: 07RD-02-PRDA

Description: Personal radiation (gamma and neutron) detection device which provides an alarm based on detection, but may not quantify dose-rate. [Note: This item was previously numbered as 07RD-01-PDGA.]
DIQCode: [D]

ImportantFeatures: Portable.
High sensitivity.
Rapid response time.
Multiple alarm modes (audible, visible, vibrator).
Detects gamma and/or neutron.

Operating Considerations: Maintenance technician may be required to adjust device for background correction. No self confidence test built in.
ICostRating: $
MCostRating: $

Note: Users considering purchase of these items should also consider products being fielded as Electronic Personal Dosimeters (EPDs). EPDs combine the detection/alarming capability of gamma/neutron detectors with dose quantification capability and Beta detection. See item 07RD-01-EPD.

Training Requirements: Core Training: NFPA 470 Chapter 8 or Chapter 10.
Initial Training: Minimal (<1 day)
Sustainment Training: Minimal (<1 day)

Mandatory Standards:

Applicable Standards and References:

  • HazMat: Response Team
  • Law Enforcement: Bomb Squad
  • Law Enforcement: Maritime
  • Law Enforcement: Preventive Rad/Nuc Detection
  • Law Enforcement: SWAT/Tactical 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