Radiation - Learn More About Radiation Health
CDC has a key role in protecting the public's health in an emergency involving the release of radiation that could harm people's health. This site provides information to help people protect themselves during and after such an event. It also provides information for professionals involved in planning for and responding to this type of emergency. http://emergency.cdc.gov/
Electric Vehicle Safety Training (A Project of the National Fire Protection Association.)
"NFPA's Electric Vehicle Safety Training Project is a nationwide program to help firefighters and other first responders prepare for the growing number of electric vehicles on the road in the United States. NFPA is collecting safety information from hybrid and electric vehicle manufacturers. To access these articles and documents, please visit our manufacturer webpages for Chevrolet, Nissan and Ford." "Reproduced from the Electric Vehicle Safety Training project, (c) NFPA 2011. www.evsafetytraining.org/resources.aspx
"Chemical Assisted Suicide: Responder Information"
"Problem: There is no longer a routine call. Recognize that every response is unique and treat as such. Always wear proper PPE and SCBA." The National Hazardous Materials Fusion Center.
Hazmat Hydrogen Safety for First Responders
A web based course that provides an "awareness level" overview of hydrogen for fire, law enforcement, and emergency medical personnel. This multimedia tutorial acquaints first responders with hydrogen; its basic properties; how it compares to other familiar fuels; hydrogen use in fuel cells for transportation and stationary power; potential hazards; initial protective actions should a responder witness an incident; and supplemental resources including videos, supporting documents, and links relevant to hydrogen safety. Go to http://hydrogen.pnl.gov/FirstResponders and sign in with an email address.
Firefighter Near Miss-CNG Vehicle Explosion
(The Department of Fire Services credits the Seattle Fire Department, Battalion Chief R.R. Hansen, and www.firefighternearmiss.com for their investigative and informational contributions to firefighter safety and education.)
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