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Safety and Health -- Emergency Planning

Chemical Spills (45)
Citizen Response (15)
Compliance (1)
Fire Diamond (2)
Funding and Finance (2)
Laws and Regulations (16)
Site Management (2)

View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Emergency Responders Section: Domestic Preparedness

Discusses necessity to prepare for terrorist activities in the form of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Other EPA Chemical Emergency Preparedness Programs

Discusses the Chemical Emergency Preparedness Program, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, and Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Respirators

Discusses different types of respirators including levels of protection, training, and fitness level required to wear personal protective equipment.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Task Identification

Lists responsibilities of responders first on the scene and the awareness of hazardous materials risks. Lists levels of responder training.
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Where to Locate Information on Chemicals at Other Facilities -- LEPCs, TERCs and SERCs

Briefly discusses access to Tier Two Reports from the Local Emergency Planning Committee or State Emergency Response Commission to determine potential chemical risks from nearby facilities. Also...
View Resource Emergency Response Resources: Storm/Flood and Hurricane Response

Recommendations for relief workers and emergency responders in hurricane disaster and recovery areas. Resources include assessment tools and guidelines for air quality, carbon monoxide, cleanup...
View Resource Environment and Security

The Climate Institute defines environmental refugees as "people fleeing from environmental crises, whether natural or anthropogenic events, and whether short or long term." An inability to gain a...
View Resource Federal and State Partnership Announces Model State Food Emergency Plan

NASDA, in cooperation with USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has announced the availability of a...
View Resource FEMA: Flood Hazard Mapping

This FEMA website provides basic information for homeowners, insurance professionals, lenders, engineers/surveyors and floodplain managers on the national flood hazard mapping program. This site...
View Resource First Responder Awareness: Personal Protection & Safety

Lists routes of entry into the body and specific pieces of clothing and equipment for various levels of protection. Also lists considerations for rescue and decontamination.
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