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This web page is dedicated to the Second Edition of "Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness", authored by Bob Radvanovsky and Allan McDougall.

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References are broken down based on each chapter contained within the book. This web page is dedicated to Chapter 6: Emergency Preparedness and Readiness.

Chapter 6: Emergency Preparedness and Readiness. This chapter deals with the overall concept behind emergency preparedness and summarizes “what if” scenarios with explanations from the Office of Domestic Preparedness and the U.S. Fire Administration.

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  • www.ojp.usdoj.gov/odp [ch6ref1]
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Hazardous Materials Emergency
    Response Guidebook
    [ch6ref2] [ch6ref2a] [ch6ref2b]
  • U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Safety and Health Topics: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) [ch6ref3]
  • Office of Pipeline Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration, DOT PHMSA Research and Development [ch6ref4]
  • HAZWOPER FAQ, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor [ch6ref5]
  • U.S. Department of Justice Office for Domestic Preparedness: Emergency Response Guidelines (August 1, 2002) [ch6ref6]
  • The Whitehouse: Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-8 (December 17, 2003), Section (2) (d) def. “first responder” [ch6ref7]
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency, An orientation to Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel, IS-346 (September 1997) [ch6ref8]