What to do with White Powder

2016-10-13T18:16:31-05:00November 6th, 2013|Disaster, Environmental, Infectious Disease|

1. You local fire department responded to an incident at the courthouse where about ¼ teaspoon of white powder spilled from an envelope that contained payment for a parking ticket. What level of decontamination is required for the person handling the letter and those in the room? A

Summary of Heat Related Illnesses

2016-10-13T18:16:37-05:00April 30th, 2013|Environmental|

Heat illness or heat-related illness is a spectrum of disorders due to environmental heat exposure. There are two major categories: minor heat illness [heat edema, prickly heat, heat syncope, heat cramps, and heat exhaustion] and major syndromes [heat stroke]. Heat Cramps Involu