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RECORD NUMBER: 15 OF 20
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Protecting emergency responders : lessons learned from terrorist attacks /|
|Subjects||Protective clothing. ; Industrial safety--Congresses. ; Employees--Safety measures--Congresses. ; Protective Devices. ; Emergency Medical Technicians. ; Occupational Health. ; Rescue Work. ; Risk Management. ; Terrorism. ; United States. ; Protective Devices--United States--Congresses. ; Emergency Medical Technicians--United States--Congresses. ; Occupational Health--United States--Congresses. ; Rescue Work--United States--Congresses. ; Risk Management--United States--Congresses. ; Terrorism--United States--Congresses.|
|Collation||xx, 89 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm|
Introduction -- The terrorist incidents -- Performance and availability of personal protective equipment -- Information and training -- Site management for personal protection -- Recommendations for moving forward -- Concluding remarks. This report presents a summary of a December 2001 working conference, sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Attending were emergency workers who responded to the bombing of the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the anthrax incidents that occurred during autumn 2001. The report addresses the equipment, training and information required to protect emergency responders as they meet the challenge of protecting their communities.