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November 6, 2015

First responders provide the first line of defense for nearly all critical infrastructure sectors and the general public during natural disasters and other physical emergencies.

by Department of Homeland Security
First responders provide the first line of defense for nearly all critical infrastructure sectors and the general public during natural disasters and other physical emergencies. However, malicious actors, both international and domestic, seeking to exploit the public trust first responders have earned, have sought to impersonate first responders in order to do harm to the American people, exploit...

November 6, 2015

Death from heroin or opioid overdose has become one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. according to the CDC. While heroin addiction has grown in the past decade, prescription-opioid addiction has soared, contributing to the increase in heroin use.

by Karen Graham (Digital Journal)
Naloxone
Death from heroin or opioid overdose has become one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. according to the CDC. While heroin addiction has grown in the past decade, prescription-opioid addiction has soared, contributing to the increase in heroin use. Heroin and prescription drug addiction has become so rampant that naloxone, commonly called Narcan, is distributed to anyone likely to come into...

November 2, 2015

The IAB recently adopted a new publication titled Training Trigger: Crude Oil Rail Shipment. This document looks at the shipment of crude oil by rail and the derailments and incidents involving trains carrying this hazardous materials. The paper provides fast facts on the topic as well as recommendations for agencies who respond to crude oil derailments.

by T&E SubGroup
The IAB recently adopted a new publication titled Training Trigger: Crude Oil Rail Shipment. This document looks at the shipment of crude oil by rail and the derailments and incidents involving trains carrying this hazardous materials. The paper provides fast facts on the topic as well as recommendations for agencies who respond to crude oil derailments. To view the document, please visit http://w...

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