Other Operational Resources
Supplies, Logistics and Support Services module: Planning and Assessment Tool (March 2008)
This tool from NJHA will assist hospitals in developing and adopting new policies that will be required to protect employees, patients and the hospital staff itself. The planning and assessment tool identifies critical elements within each module related to hospital operations during an emergency situation. In addition, the tool provides a variety of sample policies and procedures that facilities may elect to use in their planning process.
CDC: Advisory on Mass Trauma Resources (March 2004)
When mass trauma occurs, CDC helps state and local health departments in responding. This site is designed to provide information and tools to help the public, public health professionals, and clinicians prepare for and respond to mass trauma.
- GAO: Public Health Preparedness - Response Capacity Improving, but Much Remains to Be Accomplished (February 12, 2004)
Guidance for Protecting Building Environments from Airborne Chemical, Biological, or Radiological Attacks (May 2002)
By the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. These guidelines address disaster readiness for protecting ventilation systems in commercial and government buildings from chemical, biological and radiological attacks, including the physical security of ventilation systems, airflow and filtration, systems maintenance, program administration and maintenance staff training.
- Safe Mail Handling Resources