TITLE

Good Judgment May Be Good Defense

AUTHOR(S)
Eversole, John
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses guidelines in disaster preparedness in the United States. Good judgement as a defense against chemical and biological warfare agents; Characteristics of good incident commanders; Adequacy of protective clothing.
ACCESSION #
12122227

 

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