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HAZMAT & CBRNe

Hazardous Material (HAZMAT): an accidental release of a substance, agent or material which results in illness or injury to the public or the denial of an area or the interruption of the food chain.

Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and explosive (CBRNe): a deliberate murderous and malicious act, the intention of which is to kill, sicken or prevent society from continuing with their normal daily business.

HAZMAT guidance and preparation for primary and community care facilities


NHS England EPRR Core Standards and Matrix The can be found here

Public Health England

HPA clinical action cards for healthcare professionals


Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme
The JESIP awareness package is designed to provide information about JESIP specifically for Category 1 and 2 responders and appropriate partner organisations such as the military and the voluntary sector. The JESIP 16-minute training video shows how the response to an incident can be coordinated from the moment the call is received in a control room, through to responders arriving.  It focuses on delivering a coordinated multi-agency response through the application of JESIP, with each stage clearly shown.

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