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First Responders Handbook : An Introduction, Second Edition

Author: Michael L Madigan
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Madigan
ISBN: 9781315109114 1315109115 9781351612081 1351612085 9781351612067 1351612069 9781138089686 1138089680
OCLC Number: 1087042065
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 280 pages :) illustrations
Contents: PrefaceAbout the Author Introduction Chapter 1 NIMS and the incident command systemChapter 2 Security managementChapter 3 Threat/vulnerability assessments and risk analysisChapter 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 destructionChapter 8 ExplosivesChapter 9 Nuclear weapons and radiationChapter 10 Dirty bombChapter 11 Decontamination proceduresChapter 12 Decontamination of chemical warfare and industrial agentsChapter 13 Chemical protective clothingChapter 14 Emergency response guidebookGlossaryBibliography
Responsibility: Michael L. Madigan.

Abstract:

"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.

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