OSHA Offers Best Practices for Hospitals Receiving Victims of Mass Casualties.
OSHA recently released a document designed to help hospitals safeguard their own employees as they care for patients injured in incidents involving chemical, biological or radiological materials. "OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances" is an informational tool that focuses on appropriate training and suitable personal protective equipment and provides practical examples of decontamination procedures and medical monitoring for first receivers who respond to a mass casualty incident. For more information, visit...
http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owad...SES&p_id=11170