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OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances

Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2005). OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

This Occupational Safety and Health Administration report highlights promising practices that can enhance hospital employee protection and training as part of emergency planning for mass casualty incidents involving hazardous substances. Though geared to hospitals, the document contains a great deal of valuable information about PPE and programs/training of relevance to first responders, particularly those that are not fire-based and may model their PPE and programs similarly in order to support warm-zone response support when appropriate.
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