Guidance

UK recovery handbook for biological incidents

This document is designed to aid decisions in managing the recovery phase of a biological incident.

Documents

UK recovery handbook for biological incidents 2015

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UK recovery handbook for biological incidents poster

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Details

The handbook is intended for use by recovery coordination groups (RCGs) and other stakeholders, such as:

  • national and local authorities
  • central government departments and agencies
  • environmental and health protection experts
  • emergency services
  • industry
  • others who may be affected by a biological incident

It aims to reduce or eliminate exposure and subsequent public health risks from environmental contamination.

Published 27 November 2015