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ASTM International - ASTM E2770-10

Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to a Suspected Biothreat Agent

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 15 October 2010
Status: inactive
Page Count: 19
ICS Code (Protection against dangerous goods): 13.300
significance And Use:

Community knowledge and experience related to emergency response to biothreats at the Federal, State, tribal, and local levels has been translated into a standard guide to assist responder... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide provides considerations for decision-makers when responding to incidents that may involve biothreats. This guide provides information and guidance for inclusion in response planning, on activities to conduct during an initial response to an incident involving suspected biothreat agents.

1.2 This guide delineates fundamental requirements for developing a biothreat sampling and screening capability within a jurisdiction, practice, or operational area to assure proper involvement, communication, and coordination of all relevant agencies.

1.3 This guide applies to emergency response agencies that have a role in the initial response to a biothreat incident. This guide is designed for emergency response services such as law enforcement, fire departments, hazardous materials, public health, and emergency management.

Document History

April 1, 2017
Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to Suspected Biological Agents and Toxins
1.1 This guide provides considerations for decision-makers when responding to incidents that may involve biological agents and toxins. This guide provides information and guidance for inclusion in...
ASTM E2770-10
October 15, 2010
Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to a Suspected Biothreat Agent
Community knowledge and experience related to emergency response to biothreats at the Federal, State, tribal, and local levels has been translated into a standard guide to assist responder agencies’...
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