Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 18 OF 38
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Excessive heat events guidebook /|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Atmospheric Programs. ;Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA. ;Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Report Number||EPA 430-B-06-005|
|Subjects||Heat waves (Meteorology)--Government policy--United States. ; Heat stroke--United States. ; Heat exhaustion--United States. ; Extreme Heat. ; Health Policy. ; Heat Stress Disorders. ; Extreme Heat--United States. ; Health Policy--United States. ; Heat Stress Disorders--United States. ; High temperatures ; Heat--Physiological effect|
|Additional Subjects||Excessive heat events ; Health impacts ; Criteria ; Guidance ; Health officials ; Public safety officials ; Response actions ; Notification ; Forecasting ; Excessive Heat Events (EHEs)|
|Collation||52 pages ; 28 cm|
This guidebook has two basic goals: first, to provide local health and public safety officials with the information they need to develop Excessive Heat Events (EHE) criteria and evaluate the potential health impacts of EHEs, and second, to offer a menu of EHE notification and response actions to be considered.
"EPA 430-b-06-005." "June 2006." Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-48).