Protecting Emergency Responders: Lessons Learned from Terrorist Attacks

Protecting Emergency Responders: Lessons Learned from Terrorist Attacks

by Brian A. Jackson, D. J. Peterson, James T. Bartis, Tom LaTourrette
     
 

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… See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833031495
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
1350L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Executive Summary
Acknowledgments
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Terrorist Incidents5
Ch. 3Performance and Availability of Personal Protective Equipment21
Ch. 4Information and Training37
Ch. 5Site Management for Personal Protection45
Ch. 6Recommendations for Moving Forward53
Ch. 7Concluding Remarks67
App. AOrganizing Partners71
App. BConference Participants73
App. CConference Agenda85
App. DSummaries of Plenary Presentations87

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