Emergency Preparedness and Response -- Hazardous Materials
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 The PDF version is out-of-date, but the online version is current.
Cites OSHA standards and lists the elements and specific procedures of an emergency response plan. Also discusses employee responsibilities & training for first responders, hazardous materials...
Discusses important considerations for developing hazardous materials emergency plans and responding to hazmat incidents.
Practical introduction on types of floods, public warnings, worker safety, and health hazards.
Prepared under the direction of the National Intelligence Council, this paper includes environmental issues, especially relating to population.
Any community might be subject to a disaster, whether natural or of human origin. Community responses to these disasters tend to be more efficient and effective when prior planning takes place....
The National Response Plan designates the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC) as the single Federal source of airborne hazards predictions during an Incident of National...
Chemical weapons use the toxic properties of chemical substances rather than their explosive properties to produce physical or physiological effects on an enemy.
Chemical warfare is not a popular topic, and most military health care providers do not willingly become familiar with it. This was painfully obvious during Operation Desert...
Since its inception over 26 years ago3, NARAC (the National Atmospheric
Release and Advisory Center) has used measurement data to update model
predictions of radioactive releases from known...
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