Illicit Drugs, Including Fentanyl: Preventing Occupational Exposure to Emergency Responders

March 2019
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-126

Total running time: 13:06

This video will help emergency responders understand the risks and communicate what they can do to protect themselves from exposure to illicit drugs. It shows what happens when an officer is exposed to illicit drugs like fentanyl and provides recommendations on how other officers and responders can prevent it from happening to them. NIOSH developed this video in collaboration with the Fredericksburg, Virginia police and fire departments. Learn more at https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/fentanyl/risk.html .

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Year: 2019
Video Pub. No.: 2019-126
Total running time: 13:06

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2019]. Illicit Drugs, Including Fentanyl: Preventing Occupational Exposure to Emergency Responders. By Hornsby-Myers J, Headley T, Dowell, C. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2019-126, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019126 External

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