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The DERMaL eToolkit provides emergency preparedness responders, incident commanders, and other emergency management professionals a resource library of references and information related to dermal (skin) exposure to chemicals.

Each resource was reviewed and rated by a team of subject matter experts in the emergency management field. This ensures the most relevant resources (according to selected criteria) are displayed at the top of the list.

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Learn more about the DERMaL eToolkit, by viewing these publications. A dermal checklist for assessing risks during response activities involving chemicals (PDF, 205Kb) (adapted from Dotson et al.) contains key questions to ask during a risk analyses (i.e., risk assessment, risk management).



Need additional assistance in identifying chemical exposures?

CHEMM-IST, developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is a decision support tool used for rapid identification of possible chemical exposures and syndromes associated with signs of toxicity.

CHEMM-IST is intended for use by basic life support (BLS) providers, advanced life support (ALS) providers as well as hospital-based first receivers of victims from mass casualty incidents involving the release of hazardous substances.