On March 12 and 13, 2019 Nuclear Security Center of Excellence (NSCOE) was conducting training on Basics of Radiation Detection for the Neringa Frontier Station officers involved into radiation detection activities at the Nida Border Crossing Point (BCP) of the State Border Guard Service (SBGS). Two groups of almost 15 people from this BCP were involved in the Training on each day.
The Radiation Detection Basics training program consists of presentations on: importance of radiation detection at the border, nuclear security threats, SBGS procedures of radiation detection, methodology of detection of ionizing radiation, samples of documents, licenses and provisional permits, certificates issued by medical institutions. The main activity of the event was a practical training, where participants developed skills working with the handheld and processing data.
Participants also worked with the central alarm station software practicing alarms interpretation and management.