Guidance on Emergency Responder Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Response to CBRN Terrorism Incidents

June 2008
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-132
Cover of NIOSH Publication 2008-132

This guidance document provides local, State and Federal emergency response entities with comparison information on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration/ Environmental Protection Agency (OSHA/EPA) Protection Levels A, B, and C to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) adopted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) performance based standards for response to terrorism incidents involving Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) hazards.

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