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Safety and Health -- Emergency Planning -- Chemical Spills

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View Resource Animals as Sentinels of Chemical Terrorism Agents: an Evidence-based Review.

The goal of this systematic review was to identify evidence that animals could serve as sentinels of an attack with a chemical terrorism agent. METHODS: The biomedical literature was systematically...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1566523/
View Resource Animals as Sentinels of Human Health Hazards of Environmental Chemicals

A workshop titled "Using Sentinel Species Data to Address the Potential Human Health Effects of Chemicals in the Environment," sponsored by the U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research, the...

http://www.ehponline.org/members/1999/107p309-315vanderschal...
View Resource Chemical laboratory Safety and Security: A Guide to Prudent Chemical Management

Over the past century, chemistry has increased our understanding of the physical and biological world as well as our ability to manipulate it. The work carried out in chemistry laboratories around...

http://dels.nas.edu/resources/static-assets/bcst/miscellaneo...
View Resource Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980

Library Holdings. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- otherwise known as CERCLA or Superfund -- provides a Federal "Superfund" to clean up uncontrolled or...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11956/
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills

Description of six steps to take for the Shelter-in-Place process to protect people from potentially harmful gases that could be present after a chemical spill. Also describes evacuation...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/Quick/long1.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills

Information about workers', community's, responders' and planners' rights & roles in regard to chemical spills. Provides links to government-sponsored web sites regarding health effects of chemicals.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills - EPCRA For Firefighters: Guide to Determining a Facility's EPCRA Compliance

Discusses ways to determine a facility's chemical storage including visual inspection for tanks, knowledge of similar facilities' chemical inventory and information from permits. Also explains...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/FireFighters/guide.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills - EPCRA for Firefighters: What is Community Right-to-Know Information?

Details information required on Material Safety Data Sheets, MSDS, and Tier Two Reports including Extremely Hazardous Substances, EHS. Discusses the use of that information in preparing emergency...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/FireFighters/right.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills - EPCRA for Firefighters: Where to find EPCRA information - SERCs, TERCs, and LEPCs

Discusses creation, make-up and duties of State Emergency Response Commissions (SERC), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC), and Tribal Emergency Response Commissions (TERC). Also discusses...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/FireFighters/where.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills -EPCRA for Firefighters: Being Proactive

Discusses Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act, facility non-compliance, chemical inventory, emergency planning, EPA enforcement and civil suits.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/FireFighters/being.html
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