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Safety and Health -- Emergency Planning

Chemical Spills (45)
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View Resource Consequences of Urban Stability Conditions for Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Urban Dispersion

The validity of omitting stability considerations when simulating transport and dispersion in the urban environment is explored using observations from the Joint URBAN 2003 field experiment and...
View Resource Disaster Engineering

Urban search-and-rescue (US&R) involves the location, rescue (extrication), and initial medical stabilization of victims trapped in confined spaces. Structural collapse is most often the cause of...
View Resource Dynamic Data-Driven Event Reconstruction for Atmospheric Releases

Accidental or terrorist releases of hazardous materials into the atmosphere can impact large populations and cause significant loss of life or property damage. Plume predictions have been shown to...
View Resource Effective Disaster Warnings - Report by the Working Group on Natural Disaster Information Systems Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction

This report describes and recommends ways to improve alert systems in order to reduce loss of lives, property, and economic activity caused by natural and man-made disasters.
View Resource Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry

The first page of an online step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response, and recovery for companies of all sizes. The PDF version is out-of-date, but the online version is current.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: CAMEO (Computer Aided Management of Emergency Operations)

Brief description of Computer Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO). Provides link to the National Safety Council for more information.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: DOT Chart 10

Shows various warning labels and placards for different classes and divisions of explosive, flammable, poisonous, radioactive, corrosive and other dangerous materials.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Emergency Planners Section - Planning Environments

Lists the eight planning environments, the necessity that LEPC plans fit their unique situation, and the need to communicate with other local agencies.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Emergency Planners: Domestic Preparedness

Briefly discusses terrorism threats and the use of biological, nuclear & chemical weapons. Provides a link to the FBI's Awareness of National Security Issues and Response (ANSIR) Program.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Emergency Planners: LEPC and SERC Communications and Updates

Provides information and statistics about effectiveness of Planning Committees and suggestions for improvement. Provides link to LEPC Information Exchange.
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