Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance: NRT Technical Assistance Document

  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2013
  • Source: The U.S. National Response Team (NRT)

To ensure that workers can meet the challenges of disasters, they must be protected from the safety and health risks inherent in the work. This document provides a recommended health monitoring and surveillance framework, referred to as the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system, which includes specific recommendations and tools for all phases of a response, including the pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment phase.

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