This four-page handout educates people about what to do in the event of a chemical emergency, which occurs when a hazardous chemical is released into the air or water or food during an unintentional accident or a planned attack. It describes physical symptoms one might experience during a chemical emergency, and signs in nature for which people should watch. It recommends that people listen for reports on the television, radio or Internet. The document lists things people should do during a chemical emergency, if they see a chemical release, if they feel sick, or if they may have been exposed to a chemical.
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