Weapon and Metal Detection :
terrorism is today's number 1threat
and the use of guns and weapons have
become so common
people purchase metal detectors of a
potential threat of violence or to
protect valuable assets
Do you know how to use hand held
Hold the scanner's flat surface
parallel to the person's profile.
Maintain a distance of approximately
1 inch (25 mm) between the person
and the surface of the detector.
Using a smooth even motion scan:
a. Down the length of their left
b. Back up the underside of the arm.
c. Down the full length of body to
d. Up the inner surface of the left
leg from the ankle to the crotch.
e. Down the inner surface of their
right leg to foot height.
f. Up the right side from foot to
under the arm.
g. Down underside of right arm
h. Pass over the top of arm and
shoulder to the neck.
i. Scan the front torso including
the shoulder area.
j. Scan the back torso and pay
special attention to the small of
So you know that hand held is not
substitute for walk thru detectors?