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Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Guide

By Department of Health and Human Services

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Book Id: WPLBN0000066216
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 1.2 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Guide  
Author: Department of Health and Human Services
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Medical research, Medical reports
Collections: Medical Library Collection
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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Health And Human Services, D. O. (n.d.). Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Guide. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


Excerpt
The National Response Team (NRT) – composed of 16 Federal agencies having major responsibilities in environmental, transportation, emergency management, worker safety, and public health areas -- is the national body responsible for coordinating Federal planning, preparedness, and response actions related to oil discharges and hazardous substance releases. NRT member agencies are as follows: Environmental Protection Agency (Chair), Department of Transportation (U.S. Coast Guard) (Vice-Chair), Department of Commerce (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Transportation (Research and Special Programs Administration), Department of Health and Human Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Energy, Department of Labor, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, General Services Administration, and Department of the Treasury.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents Page Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii The Background of This Guidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 The Need for Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Purpose of This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.3 How to Use This Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.4 Requirements for Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.4.1 Federal Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.4.2 State and Local Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1.5 Related Programs and Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1.5.1 FEMA’s Integrated Emergency Management System (SLG 101) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1.5.2 EPA’s Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1.5.3 DOT Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1.5.4 American Chemistry Council Community Awareness and Emergency Response and Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 1.5.5 Hazardous Materials Safety Assistance Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1.5.6 Response to Terrorist Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1.5.7 National Fire Protection Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 1.5.8 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 1.5.9 Chemical Hazards Response Information System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 2. Selecting and Organizing the Planning Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.2 The Planning Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.2.1 Forming the Planning Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.2.2 Respecting All Legitimate Interests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.2.3 Understanding the Special Importance of Local Governments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.2.4 Getting Local Industry Involved . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.2.5 Determining the Size of Planning Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 2.3 Organizing the Planning Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 2.3.1 Selecting a Team Leader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 2.3.2 Organizing for Planning Team Responsibilities . . . . . . . .

 
 



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