NFPA 473: Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents

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NFPA 473: Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents

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Enhance the safety and protection of response personnel and all components of the EMS system with the 2018 edition of NFPA 473.NFPA 473: Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the levels of competence required of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel who More »

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Enhance the safety and protection of response personnel and all components of the EMS system with the 2018 edition of NFPA 473.

NFPA 473: Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the levels of competence required of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel who respond to incidents involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction (WMD). It specifically covers the requirements for basic life support and advanced life support personnel in the pre-hospital setting.

The 2018 edition works to improve coordination between personnel.

Greater detail is provided for emergency medical services personnel to coordinate with the hazardous materials safety officer.
Revisions improve consistency with the other hazardous materials response personnel documents.
Other updates reflect industry-recognized terminology.
NFPA 473 is a critical resource for anyone who responds to hazardous materials/WMD incidents, including fire, rescue, law enforcement, emergency medical services, private industry, and allied professionals. (Softbound, 44 pp., 2018)

    Firefighters Bookstore Item numbers below.

    • N473-18 (2018 Ed.)
    • N473-13 (2013 Ed.)

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