Reports

OSHA/NIOSH Interim Guidance - August 30, 2004, Chemical - Biological - Radiological - Nuclear (CBRN), Personal Protective Equipment Selection Matrix for Emergency Responders

The recommendations for personal protective equipment (PPE) should be based on a site-based job hazard analysis of possible hazards including skin contact, air concentrations, heat stress, etc.

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Federal Leadership Needed to Facilitate Interoperable Communications Between First Responders

Testimony Before Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Cencus House of Representatives, For Delivery Wednesday, September 8, 2004

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FBI Stragegic Plan 2004-2009

Changes are occurring from top to bottom from reassigning personnel tocounterterrorism, to examining our hiring practices, to rethinking the scopeand form of internal and external information sharing. FBI Headquartershas been restructured to make it more

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Protecting Emergency Responders Volume 2, by RAND Science & Technology Policy Institute

Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service responders play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, medical emergencies, terrorist acts, and numerous other emergencies. The authors examine the haz

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President Bushs FY 2005 Budget

Two key issues in the FY 2005 Budget are "Winning the War on Terror", and "Protecting America by Securing Our Homeland." This includes a 9.7 percent increase in the funding of the Homeland Security Department.

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