Worker health and safety training: assessing impact among responders.

  title={Worker health and safety training: assessing impact among responders.},
  author={B Louise Weidner and Audrey R Gotsch and Cristine D. Delnevo and James B Newman and Brad McDonald},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={33 3},
A mail survey was conducted among emergency responders who received training at the New Jersey/New York Hazardous Materials Worker Training Center. Responses indicate that technical topics are extremely important (i.e., decontamination, personal protection); that the vast preponderance of trainees felt confident in their ability to recall specific critical concepts in a crisis; and that 42% of respondents (75) had experienced an incident that would have resulted in injury or death without… CONTINUE READING