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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title First Responders Handbook : An Introduction, Second Edition /
Type EBOOK
Author Madigan, Michael L.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2017
Call Number RA645.5M335 2017
ISBN 9781315109114; 9781351612067
Subjects First responders. ; Emergency medical services. ; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
Internet Access
Description Access URL
https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781315109114
Edition First edition.
Collation 1 online resource (xxxii, 280 pages)
Notes
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
chapter 1 NIMS and the incident command system -- chapter 2 Security management -- chapter 3 Threat/vulnerability assessments and risk analysis -- chapter 4 Defense support of civil authorities (DSCA) -- chapter 5 Introduction to weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) -- chapter 6 Understanding terror, terrorism, and their roots -- chapter 7 CBRNE and weapons of mass destruction -- chapter 8 Explosives -- chapter 9 Nuclear weapons and radiation -- chapter 10 Dirty bomb -- chapter 11 Decontamination procedures -- chapter 12 Decontamination of chemical warfare and industrial agents -- chapter 13 Chemical protective clothing -- chapter 14 Emergency response guidebook. "The objective of this handbook is to make available in a quick reference form, the information to enhance and support the response capabilities of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials response teams, law enforcement officers, bomb squads, medical doctors and nurses, emergency managers, schools, and others. This handbook is dedicated and committed to disaster prevention, preparedness, readiness, response, mitigation and recovery efforts. This is an ideal book for newcomers to the field, and can be used for fast knowledge for application to any areas of response."--Provided by publisher.