Rand study: Firefighter protection for threats 'inadequate'

September 2003
Fire Chief;Sep2003, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the findings of a Rand study commissioned by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health that fire fighters, emergency medical service personnel and other emergency responders have inadequate protection from the dangers they face. Underpreparation and underprotection from the consequences of chemical, biological or radiological terrorist attack; Recommendation to improve performance and safety of emergency workers.


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