Chemical and Biological Threats: The Nature and Risk

Blewett, William K.
September 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2004, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p57
Focuses on the nature and risk of chemical and biological threats. Properties of different agents that could be used in a toxic terrorist attack; Factors that determine the extent and duration of the hazard each agent presents; Characteristics of agents relative to defensive strategies; Warning properties of toxic chemicals; Audible and visible cues that serve to initiate protective actions. INSET: Cues for Taking Precautions.


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