Protecting Emergency Responders
This report from Rand explores how to protect emergency responders during a terrorist attack.
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WHO Smallpox Slides
A short PowerPoint™ presentation
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Mark I Injector Kits
A short PowerPoint™ presentation on the Mark I antidote kits used for nerve agent exposure. After clicking the link below, please scroll down to the link labeled "Auto Injector"
Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Policies and Procedures For Fire Service Operations During Civil
The fire and EMS service frequently face the challenges of providing service
during civil disturbances. Deputy Chief Randall B. Groves' research seeks to
develop policies and procedures for the facilitation of safe and effective
operations during such emergencies.
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"Hospital Emergency Department Management of Radiation Incidents" by The Health Physics Society.
Hospital Emergency Department Management of Radiation Incidents
What Every Public Safety Officer Should Know About Radiation and Radioactive
The threat of terrorism has once again focused attention on potential
radiation hazards. This brochure is a quick-reference guide providing basic
information on radiation and radiation hazards to fire, EMS, and law
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Phoenix Fire Department Standard Operating Procedures
Links are provided to a variety of standard operating procedures from various departments across the country. Material from each can be utilized to write one's own policies and procedures tailored to the needs of your locale.
Protecting Our People -- Many of the tactics and techniques delineated in the When Violence Erupts text are incorporated into this procedure.
Clandestine Drug Laboratories -- This SOP provides information on lab indentifcation and safety procedures.
Civil Disturbances -- Response and safety procedures during civil disturbances are identified in this procedure.
Police Assistance/Explosive Materials -- This procedure identifies actions to be taken when assisting police explosive ordnance disposal units.
Police Department S.A.U. Operations -- This procedure identifies actions to be taken by fire and ems personnel when assisting Phoenix Police Department's SWAT team.
Radiological Hazards and Radiological Decontamination --
These two procedures outline response to and decontamination of possible radioactive material incidents.
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