Terrorism: Chemical Weapons

This chemical terrorism preparedness video provides first responder training for terrorism.


Know the signs of chemical terrorism and adapt hazmat protocols to meet the threat. "Terrorism: Chemical Weapons" DVD is part of the WMD Response Package. Available separately or as a part of the package.

This safety video is designed to provide training and response guidelines to emergency personnel who would be called upon to respond to a terrorist incident involving chemical agents.
  • Profiles four chemical agent classes: lethal agents (nerve agents and blood agents); choking agents; blister agents and incapacitating agents
  • Toxicology and symptoms of exposure of specific agents within each class
  • Possible targets
  • Likely terrorist dissemination devices for chemical agents
  • Warning signs and indicators of a chemical attack
  • Site control
  • Protective clothing
  • Incident management
  • Specialized equipment and supplies.
  • How terrorists may weaponize chemical agents
  • Using hazmat response protocols
  • Assessing risks to responders as well as to the community
  • Decontamination of victims, equipment and responders
  • Managing casualties
  • Air monitoring and instruments. 
  • Also included with the package is a Resource CD-Rom, with Powerpoint presentation, post-seminar test and other instructional aids.