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Public Health Chemical Emergency Response Plan

February 27, 2007. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Michael Holcomb, PhD, describes the process of initiating, developing and exercising a public health chemical emergency response plan.

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Tools and Resources

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

Public health personnel are key responders to chemical emergencies including terrorism incidents, and will be encouraged to develop public health emergency response plans that reach out to all entities in the emergency response system. In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Michael Holcomb, PhD, describes the process of initiating, developing and exercising a public health chemical emergency response plan.

Air date: February 27, 2007

Learning Objectives

  • Describe initiation, development and exercise of a public health chemical emergency response plan
  • Articulate the importance of developing plans, resources, and incident management systems prior to a chemical emergency.
  • List the topic areas to consider in public health chemical emergency preparedness planning.

Intended Audience

Local and state public health officials, Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers, and emergency managers

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Tools and Resources

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenter

Michael L. Holcomb, PhD, graduated from Texas A&M University and joined Procter and Gamble in 1988 as a Professional Regulatory Toxicologist. Michael has a Master of Science in Chemistry, a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and a Bachelor of Art in Pastoral Ministry. He was given an opportunity to come to Oregon some 14 years ago by the Hewlett Packard Company to start their Worldwide Regulatory Toxicology Department for the Ink Jet printing cartridge business. Inspired to join public service, he joined the State of Oregon Department of Human Services, Environmental Public Health.

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