App to assist with initial evacuation following a hazmat incident. Based on Emergency Response Guide. User inputs chemical, size of release (small or large), time (day or night). App uses GPS (or user input) for location and NWS data (or user input) for wind direction. App maps the isolation and protection zones based on ERG.
FiRST provides First Responders and Emergency Managers easy access to map-based improvised explosive device (IED) standoff distances and HAZMAT spill evacuation areas. The IED standoff data is based on criteria set by the DHS Office for Bombing Prevention and FEMA 426, Reference Manual to Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings. Hazmat evacuation and reference data is based on the 2008 Emergency Response... more »