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Document ID (ISN)61691
CIS number 94-139
ISBN(s) 0-931690-38-2
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Upfal M.J.
Title Pocket guide to first aid for chemical injuries: What to do in a chemical exposure incident
Bibliographic information Genium Publishing Corporation, One Genium Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12304-4690, USA, 1991. 76p. Illus.
Abstract This pocket guide is aimed at workers who work with potentially dangerous chemicals. Contents: different hazards of chemicals; physical and chemical forms of hazardous materials; proper first aid preparation; assessment of the situation subsequent to a chemical exposure incident; detailed instructions to common first-aid procedures; evacuation and rescue; resuscitation; decontamination; decontamination of the digestive tract; specific treatment of chemical injury; medical treatment; treatment of associated injuries. In annex: glossary of medical terms.
Descriptors (primary) USA; first aid; training material; chemical hazards; major hazards
Descriptors (secondary) resuscitation; decontamination (personal); safety guides; glossary; escape and rescue
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Major hazards
OSH training