Papers - Magazines

CBRNE World - Choose Your Weapons

Making chemical agent detectors relevant to hazmat incident response

CBRNE World - Mass Decon Paradigm Shift

Evidence-based approach to the mass decontamination paradigm

CBRNE World - Synthetic Opioids in Operational Environments - Part I: Detection

Using detectors to determine the level of risk in synthetic opioid response

CBRNE World - Synthetic Opioids in Operational Environments - Part II: Decontamination

Evidence-based decontamination guidance for decontamination and destruction of synthetic opioids in operational environments

CBRNE World - Synthetic Opioids in Operational Environments - Part III: Protection

Risk-based selection of personal protective equipment for operating with synthetic opioids

NFPA White Paper - Risk-Based Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing

Provides review of NFPA chemical protective clothing standards and a selection matrix to ensure that the appropriate level of protection is chosen for a given risk.


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Papers - Peer Reviewed Journals

Chemical Suicides: Hazards and how to manage them

Logan, M. and Baxter, C. 2017. Chemical Suicides: Hazards and How to Manage Them. Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, May/Jun.

Empirical data in support of a skin notation for methyl chloride

 Gaskin, S., Thredgold, L., Heath, L., Pisaniello, D., Logan, M., and Baxter, C., 2018. Emperical data in support of a skin notation for methyl chloride. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene , published 20 April 2018.

In-vitro methods for testing dermal absorption and penetration of toxic gases

 Gaskin, S., Pisaniello, D., Edwards, J.W., Bromwich, D., Reed, S., Logan, M. and Baxter, C., 2014. In-vitro methods for testing dermal absorption and penetration of toxic gases. Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 24(1), pp.70-72 

Dermal Absorption of fumigant gases during HAZMAT incident exposure scenarios

 Gaskin, S., Heath, L., Pisaniello, D., Edwards, J.W., Logan, M. and Baxter, C., 2017. Dermal absorption of fumigant gases during HAZMAT incident exposure scenarios – methyl bromide, sulfuryl fluoride and chloropicrin. Toxicology and Industrial Health,33(7), pp. 547-554 

Chlorine and hydrogen cyanide interactions with human skin: in vitro studies to inform ...

Gaskin, S., Pisaniello, D., Edwards, J.W., Bromwich, D., Reed, S., Logan, M. and Baxter, C., 2013b. Chlorine and hydrogen cyanide gas interactions with human skin: In vitro studies to inform skin permeation  and decontamination in HAZMAT incidents. Journal of hazardous materials, 262, pp.759-765.

Application of skin contamination studies of ammonia gas for management of hazmat incidents

Gaskin, S., Pisaniello, D., Edwards, J.W., Bromwich, D., Reed, S., Logan, M. and Baxter, C., 2013a. Application of skin contamination studies of ammonia gas for management of hazardous material incidents. Journal      of hazardous materials, 252, pp.338-34