CUPA-2020 Session Details

CHEMICAL ASSISTED SUICIDES
   1pm - 2:45pm    103 of 175 seats available
TH-I2   Emergency Response/HMBP
Location   GRAND BALLROOM E
Credits      REHS: 2
   Objective
Provide on scene responders with a basic understanding of the reacitve and toxic gas/vapors present during a chemical suicide before rendering aide.
   Description
Discuss two common methodologies including a quick chemical overview; Locations where these events take place; How concentrations relate to exposure standards and flammability; Risk control and treatment measures; Decon strategies to mitigate the incident; An actual incident review.
   Speakers
Deirdre Williams, HMS III, LA County Fire
Winston E Perez, HMS III, LA County Fire

   Presentation