Medical workers learn how to work with hazmat responders if called to a hazmat incident.
"Medical Operations at Hazmat Incidents" DVD helps organizations meet the requirements of NFPA 473, and Professional Competencies of EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents. EMTs and paramedics will learn how to work with first responders if needed at a hazmat incident.Topics covered:
How to protect yourself and others from exposure
Where to get information on chemical toxicity
Protocol for the medical monitoring of entry teams
Dealing with contaminated patients
Limitations to medical care in the Hot Zone.
Included with purchase is Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents: Medical Management Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.