Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers
Author Paul Erickson, one of the leading experts in the field, focuses on proactively planning for emergencies, particularly in the recognition and advanced coordination of response to incidents instead of simply implementing emergency measures.
This book provides specific recommendations regarding the immediate and long-term health and safety of emergency response. End of chapter summaries and questions provide concise information on learning objectives and a review of important concepts.
This book is recommended for graduate and undergraduate students studying emergency planning, management, and response; security, disaster recovery, loss prevention, and business continuity professionals and consultants; municipal managers involved in emergency planning and response; and corporate risk management/hazard professionals.
- Hardback | 432 pages
- 184 x 260 x 30mm | 1,301.8g
- 07 Apr 2006
- Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
- Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
- Woburn, United States
- 2nd edition
- Approx. 150 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
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Table of contents
Section 2: Hazard and Risk Management 4. Physical and Chemical Hazards 5. Biohazards 6. Medical Surveillance 7. Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
Section 3: Special Issues 8. Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies 9. Decontamination 10. Data and Information Management 11. Monitoring Strategies and Devices 12. Terrorism 13. Personnel Training Appendices Glossary Key Sources of Information