Illicit Drug Tool-Kit for First Responders
The resources below provide key points from the NIOSH recommendations for how First Responders can protect themselves from exposure to illicit drugs, including Fentanyl.
Responders should follow their department’s established work practices as well as these recommendations when illicit drugs are known or suspected to be present.
These videos will help emergency responders understand the risks and communicate what they can do to protect themselves from exposure to illicit drugs. They are best viewed sequentially.
Shows actual body cam footage that 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.
Total running time: 13:06
Emphasizes how to properly don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE).
Total running time: 12:07
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