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Especially for Emergency Responders

Starting Points

Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM)
Guidance on a wide variety of topics, including quick chemical identification, acute patient care guidelines, and initial event activities
Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)
Easy to follow algorithms for diagnosis and management of radiation contamination and exposure
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)
System to assist first responders and first receivers in hazardous material incidents
Disaster Information Management Research Center
Information resources and tools for disaster preparedness, response and recovery

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TOXLINE
HSDB
Haz-Map
ChemIDplus
Household Products Database
LactMed

 

More Detailed NLM Resources for Emergency Responders

TOXNET

Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

ChemIDplus - Chemical Identification Plus

Dictionary of chemical names, synonyms, and structures. Links to related NLM databases and other resources

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)

Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals

TOXMAP

Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

NLM Resources for Emergency Preparedness and Response (PDF, 2.5 MB)

PDF documents can be viewed with the free Adobe® Reader

Other NLM Resources

Household Products

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home
Hazmap

Haz-Map

Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms