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Protecting Emergency Responders, Volume 4 : Personal Protective Equipment Guidelines for Structural Collapse Events.

By: Willis, Henry H.
Contributor(s): Bartis, James T | Castle, Nicholas G | Sloss, Elizabeth M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Santa Monica : RAND, 2006Description: 1 online resource (111 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833041029; 0833041088; 1282282913; 1433709481; 9780833041029; 9780833041081; 9781282282919; 9781433709487.Subject(s): Emergency medical personnel -- United States -- Safety measures | Industrial safety | Protective clothing | Structural failures | Business & Economics | Emergency medical personnel -- Safety measures | Emergency Medical Services | Health & Biological Sciences | History & Archaeology | Industrial safety | Labor & Workers' Economics | Protective clothing | Public Health | Regions & Countries - Africa | Structural failures | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 687/.16 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; Summary; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Introduction; The Need for PPE Guidelines Learning from the WTC Tragedy; Characterization of Post Structural Collapse Hazards; Physical Hazards; Emergency Response to Structural Collapses; Guidelines for Emergency Responders PPE Ensembles; Logistics Use and Maintenance Issues at a Structural Collapse; Remaining Challenges for Protecting Emergency; Appendix; References.
Summary: This monograph serves as a technical source for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) incident commander guidelines for emergency response immediately following large structural collapse events. It characterizes response activities and expected hazards, and develops guidelines for selecting appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). The partial or complete collapse of a multistory building creates an array of physical, chemical, and biological hazards. The most significant uncertainties are the composition and magnitude of the hazards present in the postcollapse e.
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Includes bibliographical references and appendix.

Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; Summary; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Introduction; The Need for PPE Guidelines Learning from the WTC Tragedy; Characterization of Post Structural Collapse Hazards; Physical Hazards; Emergency Response to Structural Collapses; Guidelines for Emergency Responders PPE Ensembles; Logistics Use and Maintenance Issues at a Structural Collapse; Remaining Challenges for Protecting Emergency; Appendix; References.

This monograph serves as a technical source for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) incident commander guidelines for emergency response immediately following large structural collapse events. It characterizes response activities and expected hazards, and develops guidelines for selecting appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). The partial or complete collapse of a multistory building creates an array of physical, chemical, and biological hazards. The most significant uncertainties are the composition and magnitude of the hazards present in the postcollapse e.

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