On this homepage of the ATSDR you'll find learning material for webinars on chemical exposure assessment focused on the US, including:
- Webinar on ATSDR Assessment of Chemical Exposures (ACE) Program
-ATSDR National Toxic Substance Incidents Program (NTSIP) and the CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program Capabilities Webinar
- State Partners Webinar - State Surveillance of Chemical Incidents
- ACE Webinar - NTSIP Assessment of Chemical Exposures (ACE) - Your Partner In Chemical Incident Response
- National Toxic Substance Incidents Database
accessed on 03.16.201
Project on Minimum Standards and Non-Binding Guidelines for First Responders Regarding Planning, Training, Procedure and Equipment for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Incidents
"The handbook is intended for use by the first responders
of the emergency services from the moment they
receive an alarm up to the first 30 minutes on scene at
The handbook is envisaged to function as a checklist
and decision-support for personnel with existing knowledge
of emergency response operations.
• Module Users: Disaster Management Trainers
• Training Targets: State Government and District
officials / Disaster Management Authorities / Disaster
Management Planners and Responders
• Training Duration: 5 working days (one week)
• Trainers Input: Multi-disciplinary
• Training methods: Lecture, Discussion, Film Show,
Field Visits, Group Exercise
• To increase the knowledge and awareness of personnel on chemical management.
• To educate the personnel on the potential adverse health effects of chemical exposure.
• To educate the personnel on the existing laws pertaining to handling of hazardous
• To promote safe and healthy work practices among personnel during chemical handling.
• To guide the personnel on transportation, storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals.
"National Disaster Management Guidelines: Management
of Chemical (Terrorism) Disasters (are intended to
focus on all aspects of the disaster management
cycle, including prevention measures such as
surveillance and intelligence, mitigation of direct
and indirect risks, preparedness in terms of
capacity development of human resources and
infrastructure development, as well as relief,
rehabilitation and reconstruction/recovery.