Terrorism

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Sep 2009

NIOSH Science Blog - Respiratory Protection for Terrorist Threats and Other Emergencies

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/blog/nsb090909_respirator.html

This blog highlights the advancements made in respiratory protection for workers in the event of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) emergencies.

(NIOSH)
Jul 2008

NIOSH Publication: Guidance on Emergency Responder Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Response to CBRN Terrorism Incidents

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2008-132/

This guidance document provides local, State and Federal emergency response entities with comparison information on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration/ Environmental Protection Agency (OSHA/EPA) Protection Levels A, B, and C to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) adopted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) performance based standards for response to terrorism incidents involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) hazards.

(NIOSH)
Apr 2008

Training: Radiological Terrorism: Medical Response to Mass Casualties

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/radiation/masscasualties/training.asp

The purpose of this interactive self-study training is to provide clinician education on local medical response to mass casualties during the immediate aftermath of a radiological or nuclear terrorism incident. The program is designed for physicians and nurses working in emergency services in hospital first receiver settings.

(CDC)
Apr 2008

U.S. National Response Team Website

http://www.nrt.org/

This site provides technical assistance, resources and coordination on preparedness, planning, response and recovery activities for emergencies involving hazardous substances, pollutants and contaminants, hazmat, oil, and weapons of mass destruction in natural and technological disasters and other environmental incidents of national significance.

(USNRT)
Oct 2007

Emergency Preparedness & Response: Mass Casualty Event Preparedness and Response

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/masscasualties/

This page provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents information for the general public and professionals related to preparing for mass casualties in emergency response and terrorism events.

(CDC)
Apr 2003

MEDLINEplus: Biodefense and Bioterrorism

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/biodefenseandbioterrorism.html

Information includes: latest news, general overview, alternative therapy, coping, prevention and screening, research, specific conditions and agents, law and policies, organizations, children.

(MEDLINEplus)
Jan 2003

CDC's Emergency Preparedness and Response Website

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

Information on biological and chemical agents, preparation and planning, emergency response.

(CDC)
Jan 2003

Biological Warfare

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/biologicalwarfare.html

Biological pathogens released intentionally or accidentally, or naturally occurring, can result in disease or death. Recent terrorist attacks in the United States and elsewhere have prompted widespread and justified societal concerns about the hostile use of biological agents and their potential threats to health.

(NLM)

Also see Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

Also see Emergency Responders