NFPA® 473 Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 CDC Categories A, B, and C
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections (Reserved)
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Competencies for Hazardous Materials/WMD Basic Life Support (BLS) Responder
4.1 General
4.2 Competencies Analyzing the Incident
4.3 Competencies Planning the Response
4.4 Competencies Implementing the Planned Response
4.5 Reporting and Documenting the Incident
4.6 Compiling Incident Reports
Chapter 5 Competencies for Hazardous Materials/WMD Advanced Life Support (ALS) Responder
5.1 General
5.2 Competencies Analyzing the Hazardous Materials Incident
5.3 Competencies Planning the Response
5.4 Competencies Implementing the Planned Response
5.5 Competencies Terminating the Incident
Chapter 6 Competencies for Advanced Life Support (ALS) Responders Assigned Mission-Specific Responsibilities
6.1 General.
6.2 Mission-Specific Competencies: Advanced Life Support (ALS) Responder Assigned to a Hazardous Materials Team.
6.3 Mission-Specific Competencies: Advanced Life Support (ALS) Responder Assigned to Provide Clinical Interventions at Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident.
6.4 Mission-Specific Competencies: Advanced Life Support (ALS) Responder Assigned to Treatment of Smoke Inhalation Victims.
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Toxicity Analysis and Antidote Tables
Annex C Informational References
Index