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Clandestine Laboratory

Safety Training & Support

NES is the worldwide leader in clandestine laboratory safety training for first responders in law enforcement, hazmat, firefighter, and civil support teams through our Clandestine Laboratory Training Department.

Our team of professionals has experience in the law enforcement, forensic chemistry, and safety fields, bringing expert opinions and teachings from those with real-world experiences.

Illicit clandestine laboratories have plagued the United States and other countries for years. Traditional narcotics such as methamphetamine, marijuana, and heroin have been replaced with new designer drugs, and the area is constantly evolving. In some instances, illicit labs may produce toxins or explosives, incapacitating personnel. The Clandestine Laboratory Training Department at NES identifies trends in illicit operations and incorporates the most up-to-date equipment, PPE, and protocols for training first responders who must operate in these arenas. Our training provides a comprehensive and user-friendly, hands-on training system that covers all aspects of clandestine laboratory safety.

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Clandestine Laboratory

Safety Training
Services & Solutions

  • Hazardous Sites Training Programs and Products for First Responders
  • Technical Support
  • Clandestine Laboratory Training Consulting
  • Expert Witness Testimony for Government Agencies
  • Ongoing Support from the NES Team
  • Annual Training at Various Conferences

Specialized Services

  • Consulting & Expert Witness Testimony
  • Narcotic Contamination Preliminary & Post-Remediation Site Assessments
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Clandestine Laboratory

Trainings & Products

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Live Narcotic Synthesis Demonstrations

Due to the sensitive nature of our Live Narcotic Synthesis Demonstrations, those interested in hosting a class for your organization or participating in an open enrollment demonstration at our training facility in Folsom, California, must contact NES for more information.

Demonstration Subjects Include:

  • Methamphetamine
  • Methcathinone
  • MDMA
  • PCP
  • Cannabis Resin Extraction
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