Hotzone Solutions

NBC Training, Consultancy and Equipment Testing Services

Head Office, Prinsessegracht 6, Den Haag, 2514 AN, Netherlands



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Hotzone Solutions (HZS) is an international training and consulting company founded by a group of former military and civilian NBC defence officers, inspection team leaders and weapons inspectors from United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM), United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

HZS is focused on providing realistic and practical chemical, biological and radiological / nuclear training to the military, law enforcement, emergency response and security communities. Our training is conducted using live CBRN agents, materials and devices and has been built by staff who have been organising and delivering live agent training for OPCW Inspectors since 2005.

HZS staff have experience in delivering training at all major live agent training centres and other relevant facilities worldwide.

Live CBRN agent training

The Hotzone Training for Toxic Entry course is designed for all local, state and federal emergency and security personnel that will respond to possible CBRNE incidents. It is designed to ensure that all potential responders have a common level of knowledge to work safely and effectively in a toxic environment.

Our Live agent courses can be tailored to meet specific customer needs and can be conducted with the use of chemical or biological agents, radiological materials and explosive devices.

The Live Agent Hotzone Training certification is in line with the OPCW standard for the proficiency of toxic entries.  

Hotzone training can also be conducted at your location with the use of simulants instead of agents. This provides the possibility to train a large number of personnel in each course.

Incident management tools for NBC emergency responders

Building on a combination of more than 75 years of experience working in toxic environments together with years in software design, development and deployment, Hot Zone Solutions can design and deliver effective software tools to assist emergency responders and medical personnel to perform their role with greater efficiency and cope with the complex task of the Incident Command.

Corporate CBRNE security management services

As the world moves on to higher complexity and higher interconnectedness, its vulnerability to failure of one of these connections rises. Disruption can arise from serious threats, major accidents, or terrorism, including CBRNE. Emergencies and crises challenge organisations or enterprises far beyond the normal level of business activity.

Corporate security management (CSM) describes an ongoing and systematic process to minimize the effects of natural disasters, man-made disasters and intentional threats to tangible and intangible assets of organisations or companies.

Hotzone Solutions offers CSM services in:

  • Independent audits of systems and processes
  • Security, emergency- and crisis management solutions (development and implementation)
  • Staff training, exercises and penetration testing
  • On site experts are provided upon request in case of an emergency or crisis situation

Major event support teams for CBRNE protection

As the flagship product of Hot Zone Solutions Security Division, our venue and event protection teams offer on-scene support, to rapidly assess all CBRNE threats, provide initial defensive response and expert liaison with local authorities.

All our major event security personnel have prior experience in the international community and provide a full on-site service from defensive response to sampling, detection and monitoring, identification, on-site analysis, decontamination and patient handling.

Our teams arrive fully equipped and require no external support, and provide a discreet on-site presence to help protect dignitaries, venues, events and event organisers.

CBRN equipment solutions

Building on the background, expertise and field experience of its staff, Hotzone Solutions has the capability to provide equipment solutions tailored to user requirements.

These capabilities have been developed by Hotzone Solutions in the following areas:

  • Protection
  • Incident command
  • Contaminated evidence collection equipment
  • Simulants
  • Medical surveillance during hot zone entries
  • Mobile laboratories

Please note that Hotzone Solutions is not a reseller of equipment and therefore does not act as a competitor to existing distribution networks and local distributors.

NBC equipment testing and evaluation

Hotzone Solutions has extensive experience in the field testing and evaluation of equipment in toxic chemical environments. Our personnel can scientifically test the following types of equipment under field conditions:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Detectors and monitors
  • Non-destructive evaluation equipment
  • Decontamination agents and equipment
  • Sampling equipment
  • Analytical instruments

Through field testing, Hotzone Solutions can provide reports for equipment manufacturers and distributors and can use field trials to recommend procedures to end-users.

Chornobyl Centre

On April 26 1996, the Chornobyl Centre (ChC) was established as a scientific and research institution, subordinated to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Grand Opening of the International CBRNE Institute

The opening of the International CBRNE Institute, established by the directors of Hotzone Solutions Group at Les Bons Villers (Frasnes-Lez-Gosselies - Brussels), Belgium, took place on 5 October 2013.

Hotzone Solutions Participated in IDEX 2013

From 17 to 21 February 2013, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) participated in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Hotzone Solutions Partners with miprolab

Hotzone Solutions (HZS) is once again strengthening its expert position in the CBRN field by forming a strategic partnership with miprolab Mikrobiologische Diagnostik GmbH Germany.

Hotzone Solutions and TNO Sign Partnership Agreement

Hotzone Solutions (HZS) and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed a strategic partnership agreement on 23 October 2012, which will allow both companies to reinforce their respective networks and expertise.

Hotzone Solutions August Newsletter

Hotzone Solutions has established the International CBRNe Institute (ICI) in partnership with the municipality of the town of Les Bons Villiers, Belgium.

CBRN Capability Building Dutch Armed Forces

As part of HZS continuing support of the operational capabilities of the Netherlands CBRN forces, HSZ conducted two train the trainer courses (in the Netherlands) followed by a one week familiarisation and preparation phase (Czech Republic) for live agent training to their specialist CBRN military forces and trainers, during June and July.

OPCW Renews Contract with Hotzone Solutions

OPCW has renewed its contract with Hotzone Solutions for the provision of non destructive evaluation (NDE) training courses to NDE specialists Following the accomplishment of its first 'in-house' NDE training course to OPCW inspectors back in December 2010, Hotzone Solutions just delive

Hotzone Solutions Launches eLearning Company Dedicated to CBRN

Hotzone Solutions (HZS) proudly announces the formation of eCBRN, the world's most practice oriented eLearning provider in the field of CBRN preparedness and response. eCBRN was recently founded to combine the practical, theoretical, conceptual and technical expertise required to best

OSCE and Hotzone Organise CBRN Awareness Seminar

On 17 June 2011, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), in cooperation with Hotzone Solutions Group, organised a high-level one-day awareness seminar on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) related incidents and threats. The event took place at the Hofbu

Hotzone Solutions Signs New Partnership Agreement with Zepcam

Earlier this month, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) signed a partnership agreement with Zepcam. Zepcam is an Amsterdam-based company that develops body-worn video recording systems for professional use. Its products are used for hand-free video recording by police, fire departments, and other

Hotzone Solutions Signs a Cooperation Agreement with NBC-Sys

On Monday, May 17th 2011, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) and NBC-Sys signed a cooperation agreement. From design and manufacturing to customer support, NBC-Sys is a leading expert in various technologies for protection against nuclear, radiological, biological or chemical threats (CBRN). Its r

Hotzone Solutions Launches New Training for Photographers and TV Crews

In its continuous effort to meet CBRN training needs, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) proudly introduces a unique training course for professional photographers and TV crews. In fast-evolving and dangerous environments, where reporters' safety and security are at stake as they work to fully a

Hotzone Solutions Broadens its Range of Services

Given the increasing demand for CBRN consultants in the CBRN market, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) management is introducing a new service. HZS customers can now hire single instructors and consultants, without having to purchase the whole 'training package'. Indeed, the CBRN field is complex, and fi

Hotzone Solutions Signs a Partnership Agreement with Utilis

Last week, Hotzone Solutions (HZS) signed a partnership agreement with Utilis, a French company specialising in quick assembly shelters and NRBC decontamination technologies. Since 1997, Utilis has been designing shelters and civilian and military decontamination solutions. Their produ

Hotzone Solutions Seeks Interpreters in English and Arabic Languages

Thanks to its recent developments in the Middle East, Hotzone Solutions is currently looking for professional and experienced English-Arabic Arabic-English interpreters (English A/B - Arabic A/B). Basic knowledge in the areas of CBRN and security is required. If you are intere

Hotzone Solutions Group

Head Office

Prinsessegracht 6

Den Haag

2514 AN

Netherlands

Taiana Heux :+31(0) 68171 6022 +31 (0) 70 262 9704 +31 (0) 87 784 6826 www.hotzonesolutions.com
Hotzone Solutions GmbH

P.O. Box 107

7100 Neusiedl

Austria

Mr Dieter Rothbacher +43 699 1966 7890
Hotzone Solutions Middle East

Office No.123, Siadah Business Center

Ayla Hotel Building

Khalifa ben Zayed Al-Awal St

Al Mutaradeh

Al ain

United Arab Emirates

Mr Ali Almeqbali +971 50 2124441
Hotzone Solutions

16/22 Phillip Road

Kogarah

2217

New South Wales

Australia

Mr Gareth Molnar - General Manager +61 2 9588 5728
Hotzone Solutions USA Advanced Solutions for Testing and Training

3004 Sweetgum Circle

St George

Utah 84790

United States of America

+435 830 2996
Hotzone Solutions Training Facility

International CBRNE Institute (ICI)

Route de Sart-Dames-Avelines, 8A

Frasnes les Gosselies

6210

Belgium