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  • Suicide Attack Preparedness for First RespondersSuicide Attack Preparedness for First Responders

    Suicide Attack Preparedness for First Responders

    As the number of suicide bombings in the U.S. grows, first responders must be prepared. This detailed guide helps first responders defeat, mitigate and recover from suicide attacks.

    • Identifying bombers
    • Understanding explosives
    • Interdicting suspected bombers
    • Containing and managing the scene
  • Hospital ICS (HICS)Hospital ICS (HICS)

    Hospital ICS (HICS)

    Be prepared! Understand the concepts of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) for your hospital to be ready to respond to any large- and small-scale emergency situations.

    • HICS Organizational Charts
    • HICS Tools
    • Incident Action Planning
  • Hazmat First Responder - Operations LevelHazmat First Responder - Operations Level

    Hazmat First Responder - Operations Level

    First Responders - Operations Level are personnel who are responsible for initially responding to hazmat emergencies. First Responders - Operations level training is required for individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazmat as part of the initial response.

    • The First Months: Infant and Postpartum CareThe First Months: Infant and Postpartum Care

      The First Months: Infant and Postpartum Care

      Many first-time parents feel unprepared for caring for an infant. With a little practice and this guide as a reference, you will quickly gain confidence in your ability to care for your baby.

      • How to feed your baby
      • Body care basics and bathing your baby
      • Illnesses and when to call the doctor
      • Postpartum care for moms
    • Preparing for Baby's Arrival Preparing for Baby's Arrival

      Preparing for Baby's Arrival

      Make your first days at home with baby as easy, relaxing and safe as possible by preparing your home and family before baby arrives.

      • Set up the nursery
      • Create a mom station and a diaper station
      • Eliminate household hazards
      • Prepare your older children
    • Crisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic StressCrisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic Stress

      Crisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic Stress

      This pocket guide was developed as a reference tool for wildland fire community members experiencing the symptoms of a traumatic stress reaction. It can help you develop a working strategy for managing traumatic stress.

      • The symptoms of critical incident stress
      • Mindfulness, active coping and anger management
      • Crisis intervention and communication
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Healthy 10-minute LunchesHealthy 10-minute Lunches

      Healthy 10-minute Lunches

      Add flavor and variety to your lunch recipe repertoire with the healthy and easy-to-prepare dishes in this eGuide.

    • Coping with Fatigue for New ParentsCoping with Fatigue for New Parents

      Coping with Fatigue for New Parents

      What's a sleep-deprived parent to do?

      • This eGuide provides tips and solutions to help you and your partner get enough sleep and cope with the fatigue of new parenthood.
    • Smart Riding for Military PersonnelSmart Riding for Military Personnel

      Smart Riding for Military Personnel

      This guide provides all Service members with practical information on becoming smart riders and helps increase their chances of avoiding injury or death.

      • Key statistics on motorcycle injuries
      • Why you need training
      • Defensive riding essential skills
      • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Quick Chicken ChoicesQuick Chicken Choices

      Quick Chicken Choices

      Chicken dishes are popular all over the world. From curries to pastas and burgers, chicken is an international hit. It is easy to prepare, spice and flavor, and delicious, whether eaten hot or cold.

      • Chicken salads
      • Grilled chicken
      • Chicken soup
      • International flavors
    • Crisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic StressCrisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic Stress

      Crisis Intervention and Recovering from Traumatic Stress

      This eGuide was developed as a reference tool for wildland fire community members experiencing the symptoms of a traumatic stress reaction. It can help you develop a working strategy for managing traumatic stress.

      • The symptoms of critical incident stress
      • Mindfulness, active coping and anger management
      • Crisis intervention and communication
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Earthquake PreparednessEarthquake Preparedness

      Earthquake Preparedness

      An earthquake can strike quickly and with little or no warning. This guide offers emergency plans for protecting yourself and your loved ones before, during and after an earthquake.

      • Earthquake hazards
      • Disaster supply kit
      • Mental effects
    • Recovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual AssaultRecovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault

      Recovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault

      Sexual violence is a crime. The physical and emotional trauma it causes can affect victims for years. This guide provides information for victims of rape and sexual assault:

      • Physical and psychological effects of sexual trauma
      • Reporting the crime
      • Coping and recovery
      • Media awareness
    • Stress Control and ResilienceStress Control and Resilience

      Stress Control and Resilience

      This guide was developed as a quick reference tool for wildland fire community members to develop stress-control skills and resilience. It can also be used to help coworkers overcome difficulties that could potentially become disabling.

      • Resilience and fatigue
      • Nutrition and total well-being
      • Stress control
    • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) StandardsPrison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards

      Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards

      The U.S. Department of Justice's PREA standards state what the personnel in confinement facilities must do to prevent, detect and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment. This guide presents the PREA standards that apply to adult prisons and jails. It is designed for correctional officers and any other employees, contractors and volunteers who interact with inmates.

      • PREA definitions of sexual abuse and sexual
      • harassment
      • Personnel's responsibilities according to the PREA requirements
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

      Learn about available treatments and lifestyle changes that can help you manage the symptoms of COPD. By managing your symptoms, you can start living a more active and fulfilling life today!

      • Causes of COPD
      • Management of COPD
      • Treatment options
    • NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational Safety and Health Field ManualNATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational Safety and Health Field Manual

      NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational Safety and Health Field Manual

      Every National Park Service (NPS) supervisor, employee and volunteer is responsible for following safe work practices and procedures, and identifying and reporting unsafe conditions. This guide is intended to provide assistance in carrying out those responsibilities and includes:

      • Field injury prevention and first aid information
      • Procedures for:
      • Working in confined spaces
      • Operating heavy equipment, machines and tools, motor and off-highway vehicles
    • FBI - Law Enforcement Crisis Management HandbookFBI - Law Enforcement Crisis Management Handbook

      FBI - Law Enforcement Crisis Management Handbook

      This guide is designed to help law enforcement commanders quickly organize and execute an effective response to any crisis or critical incident regardless of cause or origin. It contains information intended to assist the user in decision-making through all phases of a crisis.

      • Critical incident response
      • Incident specific responses, including active shooter and missing child
      • FBI response capabilities
    • Spiritual WellnessSpiritual Wellness

      Spiritual Wellness

      Spirituality is an important part of your total wellness. This guide helps you to understand and explore the spiritual side of your life as part of a total well-being package.

      • Four dimensions of total well-being
      • How to develop spiritual wellness
      • 13 C's of spiritual wellness
      • Key concepts of spiritual well-being
    • Stress Control and ResilienceStress Control and Resilience

      Stress Control and Resilience

      This guide was developed as a quick reference tool for wildland fire community members to develop stress-control skills and resilience. It can also be used to help coworkers overcome difficulties that could potentially become disabling.

      • Resilience and fatigue
      • Nutrition and total well-being
      • Stress control
    • Your Personal Wellness CoachYour Personal Wellness Coach

      Your Personal Wellness Coach

      Let this eGuide be your personal coach. Enhance your overall fitness, endurance and quality of life. Increase your fitness level. Eat nutritiously. Learn how to manage your stress. Changing your behavior may even help you quit smoking!

      • Motivational tips
      • SMART Goals
      • Strategies for success
      • Five stages of change
    • Aerobic TrainingAerobic Training

      Aerobic Training

      Many Americans find it difficult to build regular exercise into their daily lives. Use this eGuide to discover how easy it can be to exercise in your own way and improve your health in the process.

      • Assess your readiness to exercise
      • Build a program that suits you
      • Monitor your fitness progression
      • Stay motivated!
    • NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational SafetyNATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational Safety

      NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - Occupational Safety

      Every National Park Service (NPS) supervisor, employee and volunteer is responsible for following safe work practices and procedures, and identifying and reporting unsafe conditions. This guide is intended to provide assistance in carrying out those responsibilities and includes:

      • Field injury prevention and first aid information
      • Procedures for:
      • Working in confined spaces
      • Operating heavy equipment, machines and tools, motor and off-highway vehicles
    • Recovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual AssaultRecovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault

      Recovering from Sexual Trauma for Victims of Rape and Sexual Assault

      Sexual violence is a crime. The physical and emotional trauma it causes can affect victims for years. This guide provides information for victims of rape and sexual assault:

      • Physical and psychological effects of sexual trauma
      • Reporting the crime
      • Coping and recovery
      • Media awareness