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Basic searchTo enter a query into Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (ERSH-DB), just type in a few descriptive words and hit the 'enter' key for a list of relevant web pages. Since ERSH-DB only returns web pages that contain all the words in your query, refining or narrowing your search is as simple as adding more words to the search terms you have already entered. Your new query will return a smaller subset of the pages ERSH-DB found for your original "too-broad" query.
KeywordsFor best results, it is important to choose your keywords wisely. Tips to keep in mind:

If you are looking for information on Abrin, type .Abrin. in the search field.

Make keywords as specific as possible. Seeds are bright red with a black dot gets more relevant results than "seeds".
QueriesBy default, ERSH-DB only returns pages that include all of your search terms. There is no need to include "and" between terms. Keep in mind that the order in which the terms are typed will affect the search results. To restrict a search further, just include more terms.
Search by categoryThe ERSH-DB All Agents: Categorized is a good place to start if you're not exactly sure which search keywords to use. Searching within a category of interest allows you to quickly narrow in on only the most relevant pages to you.
Contact usThank you for your interest in the Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (ERSH-DB). Please take a moment to review the content within our site. If you are still unable to find the information you are searching for, please contact us at cdcinfo@cdc.gov.
 
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