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February 28, 2018

Control measure - Cordon controls: Toxic materials

New guidance approved for publication December 2017 NIF


February 26, 2018

Strategic Action - Assess the foreseeable storage, use and transportation of toxic substances within their response ...

Control measure - Cordon controls: Toxic materials

New guidance approved for publication December 2017 NIF

Tactical Action - Establish exclusion zones, inner and outer cordons based on level of risk from toxic material

Strategic Action - Have procedures and support arrangements with regard to recognising toxic substances and how to protect people from acute health effects

Tactical Action - Extend the initial cordon downwind for airborne toxic materials

Tactical Action - Consider additional post-incident monitoring of responders who may have been exposed to toxic/harmful material as effects may be delayed

Strategic Action - Provide processes and systems to enable emergency responders to identify toxic substances