Health Aspects of Chemical Accidents

Guidance on Chemical Accident Awareness, Preparedness and Response for Health Professionals and Emergency Responders

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A new and important publication which will assist managers and other decision-makers in developing appropriate policies for chemical accident prevention, preparedness and response. Since it focuses on the health aspects of chemical accidents, it is primarily directed to decision-makers in the health field including officials in ministries of health, labour and industry; local and regional health authorities; hospitals; poison information centres and occupational health centres. It is also directed to, and will prove extremely helpful for those in public authorities, industry, civil defence and rescue services who take part in chemical accident contingency planning.


United Nations Environment Programme
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UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report

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