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Document ID (ISN)76420
CIS number 01-516
Year 2000
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2000-122
Author(s) Dower J.M., Metzler R.W., Palya F.M., Peterson J.A., Pickett-Harner M.
Title NIOSH-DOD-OSHA sponsored chemical and biological respiratory protection workshop report
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Feb. 2000. iii, 76p.
Abstract Report of a workshop on chemical and biological respiratory protection in connection with combating terrorism, held in Morgantown, WV, USA, 10-12 March 1999. The workshop provided a forum for over 140 representatives of 63 different emergency services, fire fighters, domestic preparedness organizations, equipment manufacturers, federal research organizations, and state and federal regulatory organizations. Main topics discussed: hazards associated with chemicals or chemical incidents; emergency services and their respiratory protection needs; respirator standards; chemical or biological response plans and protection needs for public health and the medical community. A list of chemical and biological agents of concern is included.
Descriptors (primary) respirators; terrorism; biological hazards; chemical hazards
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; USA; fire services; conference; emergency organization; health services; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection
Biological hazards
Violence and terrorism