Reevaluating Protective Measures and Training

Source: EMR-ISAC

As a result of the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, all emergency services departments are urged to re-evaluate their policies and procedures in regards to mass casualty incidents, protective measures at large gatherings or high-profile events, and management of CBRNE scenes. Here is a partial list of resources available to fire, EMS, law enforcement, emergency management, and other emergency services departments at all levels of government and the private sector:

Departments or individuals should also contact their state fire marshal’s office, state police, state office of homeland security or emergency management, or state’s health/public health department to find applicable training scheduled or available to them locally.