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These U. S. Government publications can help you prepare for emergencies.

ATF Vehicle Bomb Explosion Hazard and Evacuation Distance Tables

This pocket-sized publication lists the maximum explosives capacity, lethal air blast range, minimum evacuation distance, and falling glass hazard distance for a variety of car and truck sizes. Sold in packages of 10. Laminated card. 1999. il. S/N 048-012-00113-9 $2.00

Bomb Threats and Physical Security Planning

This practical guide provides information on preparing for the threat of violence, via explosives, in public and private buildings. Addresses security against bomb incidents, response to bomb threats, evaluation and decision-making in bomb-related situations, and proper evacuation procedures. Includes the form "ATF Bomb Threat Checklist." 1995. 28 p. S/N 048-012-00103-1 $1.25

Bomb Threat Standoff Card

Describes terrorist bomb threats by: threat description, explosives capacity, building evacuation distance, and outdoor evacuation distance. Sold in packages of 10. S/N 064-000-00028-4 $3.75

Emergency Response Guidebook, 2000: A Guidebook for First Responders During the Initial Phase of a Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials Incident

Describes the potential dangers of various types of hazardous materials, and discusses the appropriate emergency actions to take when arriving at the scene of an accident involving such materials. This pocket-sized publication includes indices of hazardous materials by identification number and by chemical name, and includes a table of initial isolation and protective action distances. 2000. 384 p.il.S/N 050-000-00575-5 $14.00

Emergency Response to Hazardous Material Incidents

Intended for HazMat personnel and emergency response teams (firefighters, police officers, and EMS personnel), this guide provides the information and skills needed to recognize, evaluate, and control an incident involving the release or potential release of hazardous materials. Loose-leaf to fit into binder. 1999. 774 p.il. S/N 055-000-00618-1 $57.00

Emergency Response to Terrorism: Job Aid, May 2000

Recommended for all emergency personnel, this guidebook enables the first responder to properly assess, identify potential terrorist incidents, and provides strategical and tactical options for taking action. Includes a glossary containing specific terms, concepts, and abbreviations used in identifying various acts of terrorism. 2000. 86 p. S/N 064-000-00027-6 $11.00

Field Operations Guide for Disaster Assessment and Response.

BOOK. 1998. Contains information on general responsibilities for disaster responders, formats and reference material for assessing and reporting on populations at risk, Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) position descriptions and duty checklists, sample tracking and accounting forms, descriptions of Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) stockpile commodities, general information related to disaster activities, information on working with the military in the field, and glossary of acronyms and terms used by OFDA and other organizations with which OFDA works. 374 p. S/N 001-001-00665-3 $32.00

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards.

1997. DHHS Publication NIOSH 97-140. Publication measures 5 x 9 in. Issued with spiral binding. Intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. Information is presented in tabular form. Item 0499-F-03. S/N 017-033-00483-8 $23.00

Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Practical and portable enough to fit in the cargo pocket of any BDU (Battle Dress Uniform), this 128-page guide aids in determining various indicators of suspect-hidden Improvised Explosive Devices on a range of vehicle types. Assists in the recognition of typical representative IED types. Recommended for security maintenance of all Federal and municipal government buildings, courthouses and historical buildings. Laminated book. Training manual included. CD-ROM. 2000.

Note: Customers ordering this publication are required to follow these directions for authorization.

First send an e-mail request for the quantity desired to pubs@tswg.gov and include publication title, quantity, contact name, organization name, mailing address, and phone number. Security contractors must also provide similar sponsoring agency information and agency contact information. Confirmation of the order will be approved via e-mail with an approval number. The document can then be ordered from GPO, with an order form accompanied by a copy of the confirmation e-mail and approval number. S/N 008-001-00157-6 $138.00

Travel Emergencies

Airport Emergency Plan

Provides guidance to airport operators in developing and implementing an airport emergency plan. Recommended by the Federal Aviation Administration 1999. 219 p.il S/N 050-007-01278-1 $22.00

Aviation Security, Acceptance and Handling Procedures, Indirect Air Carrier Security. BOOK. 1982. Provides information and guidance which should be used by "indirect air carriers" when accepting and handling property to be carried by "air carriers" or by the operator of any civil aircraft for transportation in air commerce. Issued with perforations. 13 p.TD 4.8/5: 109-1 S/N 050-007-00643-8 $3.00

Personal Security for the American Business Traveler Overseas.

BOOK. 1998. Provides specific security guidelines for Americans who travel abroad on business. 20 p.il. S/N 044-000-02513-2 $2.25

Medical Emergencies

Emergency Medical Care: A Manual for the Paramedic in the Field, Workbook

Accompanies "Emergency Medical Care, A Manual for Paramedics in the Field." Aids in learning and reviewing the information in the EMC manual. 1983. 52 p.il. S/N 050-003-00432-4 $7.00

EMS: Emergency Medical Services, Agenda for the Future, Implementation Guide

Examines Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the United States over the last three decades. Proposes the integration of EMS with health care providers and public health and safety agencies to provide community-based health management systems. 1999. 118 p. S/N 050-003-00475-8 $13.00

Emergency Medical Services (EMS): First Responder Refresher, National Standard Curriculum

Includes modules on preparatory, airway, patient assessment, circulation, illness and injury, childbirth and children, and EMS operations. Loose-leaf to fit into a binder. 1996. 262 p.il. S/N 050-003-00473-1 $26.00

Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Public Information Education and Relations (PIER), National Standard Curriculum

Provides an introduction and overview to the eight-hour EMS Public Information, Education and Relations seminar. Intended as a guide for administrators. Loose-leaf to fit into a binder 1996. 262 p.il. S/N 050-003-00471 $24.00

Emergency Medical Technician: Basic, National Standard Curriculum

Provides minimum core curriculum required to prepare a medically competent EMT-Basic to operate in the field. The 110-hour training program includes a course guide, lesson plans, and appendices. Loose-leaf to fit into a binder. 1994. 674 p.il. S/N 050-003-00433-2 $53.00

Emergency Medical Technician: Basic Refresher Curriculum, Instructor Course Guide

Contains modules on the preparatory stages of emergency medical care, methods in properly ventilating a patient, patient assessment, medical and behavioral emergencies handling, dealing with trauma, and care for infants and children. 1997. 158 p. S/N 050-003-00474-0 $17.00

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course: Ambulance, National Standard Curriculum Participant Manual

Aids in the training of ambulance drivers. Contains 16 hours of classroom training, behind-the-wheel practice on a driving range, and an on-the-job performance assessment of skills learned in the course. Loose-leaf to fit into binder. 1995. 397 p.il. S/N 050-003-00435-9 $30.00

Emergency Guidelines and Training

General Aviation Operations Inspector's Handbook 8700.1, October 1, 1988.

BOOK. 1988. Incorporates Changes 1-7. Provides guidance for inspector tasks related to aircraft accidents and incidents, investigations and compliance, accident prevention, and administrative areas, as well as certain miscellaneous tasks not related to a specific FAR. 1786 p.il. 9 flowcharts. 0-16-062342-1 TD 4.8/ 5:8700.1 S/N 050-007-00921-6 $64.00

Change 20 to the above, Effective April 26, 2000.

BOOK. 2000. 138 p.; loose-leaf. 0-16-059261-5 S/N 050-007-01289-6 $17.00

Guidelines for Protecting United States Business Information Overseas

Prepared in response to the recognition that the threat of information theft, along with terrorism and crime, is of significant concern for Americans overseas, this booklet presents guidelines for private sector American personnel traveling or residing abroad. 1999. 56 p. S/N 044-000-02531-1 $5.50

Hazard Communication: A Compliance Kit

Assists employers who handle hazardous chemicals in their workplaces to comply with Hazard Communication Standard administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Loose-leaf to fit into a binder. 1999. 106 p. S/N 029-016-00200-6 $17.00

International Terrorism: A Compilation of Major Laws, Treaties, Agreements, and Executive Documents, Report, July 2000.

BOOK. 2000. Includes
foreign assistance and related legislation, Department of State legislation, trade and financial legislation, defense legislation, aviation security, executive orders, executive department regulations, executive branch documents and reports, bilateral agreements, multilateral treaties, multilateral documents, and other legislation. 1758 p. il. 0-16-061214-4 S/N 052-070-07265-2 $62.00

Law Enforcement in a New Century and a Changing World: Improving the Administration of Federal Law Enforcement, Report of the Commission on the Advancement of Federal Law Enforcement

Examines the challenges in efforts to maintain and improve the Federal law enforcement system in such areas as coordination, terrorism, the globalization and federalization of crime, and the professionalism, integrity, and accountability that needs to be upheld in Federal law enforcement. 2000. 193 p. S/N 020-000-00276-0 $18.00

NIOSH Criteria Documents Plus (CD-ROM)

Contains the full text of the 143 Criteria Documents (including Special Occupational Hazard Reviews, Occupational Hazard Assessments, and Joint Occupational Health documents); 57 Current Intelligence Bulletins, and 43 Alerts issued by NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) through 1996. Includes booklet providing brief description of documents. Two CD-ROMs and booklet. 1997. S/ N 017-033-00488-9-$ 17.00

The Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses

Developed by the FBI, this useful handbook aids in the classification of fingerprints and in identifying criminals, amnesia victims, missing persons, and unknown deceased. 1998. 217 p. il. S/N 027-001-00033-5 $13.00

The Government Printing Office To order online: http://bookstore.gpo.gov Toll Free: (866) 512-1800 DC Area: (202) 512-1800 732 North Capitol Street NW Washington DC 20401

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