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Chemical Hazards During COVID-19: Disinfectants, Cleaning Chemicals and Tear Gas (Live webinar)

July 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Region IV Public Health Training Center, Alabama Fire College Workplace Safety Training Program, and the Deep South Biosafety Worker Training Program.

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created numerous challenges to EMS and Healthcare Providers including responding and managing injuries from exposures to cleaning chemicals and disinfectants by patients who are concerned with virus transmission. Additionally, recent protests have raised concerns regarding risks of viral transmission during crowd gatherings, however, injuries from trauma and tear gas have also been reported. During this webinar, two experts in medical toxicology, will discuss hazards from disinfectants, cleaning chemicals and tear gas as well as the emergency assessment and management of associated injuries.

Register for the event here.


July 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm