CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events Planning and Response

ISBN-10: 111828819X

ISBN-13: 9781118288191

Edition: 2013

Authors: Kaszeta, Dan Kaszeta

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There are many available books on CBRN response and HAZMAT as well as a few books on security for major events; however there are none that overlap. When planning for the safety and security of major high-profile events, whether they be sporting events (e.g. Olympics), public ceremonies (Royal weddings, state funerals, inaugurations), or similar large gatherings there need to be proper plans, tactics, techniques, and procedures for planning and responding to any potential hazard.This book split into four main parts covers these main areas. The first part provides general planning and preparedness procedures such as planning considerations at the early stages, developing a response network, and training and exercising. The second part focuses on the planning and preparedness for different providers (i.e. Medical, Fire, Police, Military, and VIP Protection). The next part covers incident response including initial response, detection and ID, and law enforcement. Finally the book provides 14 specific scenarios in the last part.
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
The Threat Environment
Adverse Effects
Causative Agents: The Spectrum of CBRN/HAZMAT Substances
Means of Dissemination
Causative Agents: the Perpetrator
Multipliers in the Major Event Environment
Nuisances, Hoaxes, and Communicated Threats
CBRN/HAZMAT Substances: Characteristics Significant as Planning Considerations
Differing Perspectives and Philosophies on CBRN/HAZMAT Planning and Response
Fire Service and HAZMAT
Military CBRN Defense Philosophy
Perspective of Police, Law Enforcement, and Security Services
The Private Security Provider's Perspective
Medical Perspective
Scientific and Laboratory Perspective
General Planning and Preparedness Efforts
CBRN in Context: Interagency Planning and Cooperation
Swimming in the Sea: Keeping CBRN/HAZMAT in Context
The Safety and Security Bureaucracy: The Sea in Which We Swim
Interagency Planning and Coordination
Incident Management Systems
The Operations Center
Best Practices
Common Language
General Planning Considerations at an Early Stage
Establish your Planning Threshold
Reconnaissance: Site Surveys and Walkthroughs
Resilience
Legal Considerations
Communications
Building Capability and Capacity
Survey the Existing Capability
Surveying Capacity
The Synchronization Matrix as a Planning Tool
Assessment Schemes
Training and Exercises
Equipment Procurement
Preparing for the Onslaught of Vendors
Hazard Prediction-Is it Useful?
Sensors: Surveillance and Warning
Protection Technology
Dealing with Event Venues
Major Types of Venue
Architectural, Structural, and Construction considerations
Planning Considerations for Building Construction
Securing Venues
Venue Search
Screening People
Screening Goods and Vehicles
The Response Disciplines
Medical Preparedness
How will CBRN/HAZMAT Present itself to the Medical System?
The Concept of "Special Events Medical Services"
General Planning Considerations
Mass Casualty Planning
Hospital Decontamination
Medical Surveillance
Dealing with the "Worried Well"
Police, Law Enforcement, Intelligence, and Security Preparedness
Breaking the Cycle: Disrupting the Process of Terrorism
Preparing to Operate in a CBRN/HAZMAT Environment
Preparedness for the Fire and HAZMAT Sector
Adapting the Response to the Major Event Environment
Decontamination
Search and Rescue in the Hot Zone?
Keeping the Detectives Happy: Learning not to Wreck the Crime Scene
The Military: Preparing for Military Support to Civil Authorities
The Nature of Military Support to Civil Authorities
Types of Military Support to CBRN/HAZMAT Incidents
Some Issues and Problems with Military Support
Some Ideas to Integrate Military Support
Preparedness for Everybody Else
Public Transportation and Transport Infrastructure
Financial and Administrative Preparedness
Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Bomb Squad
Legal Preparedness
Preparedness for Event and Venue Management
Laboratory and Scientific Preparedness
Reach-Back
VIP Protection Considerations
Response
Initial Assessment and Response
The Golden Hour
Initial Assessment of the Incident
Arriving on Scene: Managing the Incident with GEDAPER
Tactics for the Incident Commander and Responder
Detection, Measurement, and Identification of Hazards
Concepts and Definitions
"Primitive" and "Nonspecific" Sensors
Chemical and HAZMAT Sensors
Biological Sensors
Radiological and Nuclear Sensors
Integrating Detection and Identification into Operations
Best Practices for Major Events
What Not to Do
Medical Response
How Will the CBRN/HAZMAT Patient Look?
Managing the Incident: Being Realistic in Chemical Scenarios
Field Care: Remember the ABCDD
Alphabet Soup: Managing the ABCDD in an MCI
Definitive Care: the Larger Picture
Decontamination
Why do Decontamination?
Issues and Arguments Surrounding Decon
Categories of Decontamination
Methods of Decontamination
Decontamination: Planning Considerations and Tactics
Law Enforcement and Security Response
Scene Control and Public Order Issues
Intervention Scenarios
Forensics: Collection and Preservation of Criminal Evidence
The Crime Scene
Collecting Evidence at a Contaminated Crime Scene
Consequence Management and Other Related Measures
Consequence Management
Public and Media Affairs
Dealing with the Dead
Volunteers and "Unaffiliated Responders"
References
Practical Scenarios
The Venue Search
Screening People, Vehicles, and Goods
Radiation Detection and Radiation Alerts
Unattended and/or Suspicious Packages
A "Communicated Threat"
An Anthrax Letter
Industrial HAZMAT Accidents
Suspicious Odors and Unexplained Illness
External Chemical Attack
Internal Chemical Attack
The Biological Attack
The Crime Scene
The "Dirty Bomb" and Structural Collapse
Appendices
Glossary of Terms, Abbreviations and Acronyms
Threat Basis and Planning Threshold
Template for a CBRN/HAZMAT Site Survey
Task Lists, Capability Survey, and Capacity Survey
Synchronization Matrix for CBRN/HAZMAT Response at a Major Event
Sample Detection and Identification Decision Trees
If You Only Read One Page, Read This One!
Bibliography
Index
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