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Emergency response planning : for corporate and municipal managers

Author: Paul A Erickson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The book is broken out into three sections. Section 1 outlines the overall scope of comprehensive emergency planning and discusses in detail the major elements that must be addressed in an Emergency Response Plan. Section 2 examines the types of hazards and risks faced by emergency response personnel, as well as the public, in typical emergencies, and provides specific recommendations regarding the immediate and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Erickson
ISBN: 0123705037 9780123705037
OCLC Number: 1079850270
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 416 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Scope of emergency response. --
2. Essentials of holistic planning and management. --
3. The emergency response plan. --
4. Physical and chemical hazards. --
5. Biohazards. --
6. Medical surveillance. --
7. Personal protective clothing and equipment. --
8. Hazard and risk reduction strategies. --
9. Decontamination --
10. Data and information management. --
11. Monitoring strategies and devices. --
12. Terrorism. --
13. Personnel training.
Responsibility: Paul A. Erickson.

Abstract:

The book is broken out into three sections. Section 1 outlines the overall scope of comprehensive emergency planning and discusses in detail the major elements that must be addressed in an Emergency Response Plan. Section 2 examines the types of hazards and risks faced by emergency response personnel, as well as the public, in typical emergencies, and provides specific recommendations regarding the immediate and long-term health and safety of emergency response personnel. Section 3 discusses a range of issues that must be given special attention in the development and implementation of any emergency response plan including : hazard and risk reduction, decontamination, data and information management, monitoring strategies and devices, terrorism, and the training of emergency response personnel.
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