August 2015 Surety Medicine Teleconference:
PERMANENT LIMITATIONS and the
PERSONNEL RELIABILITY PROGRAM
WEDNESDAY, 19 August, 2015 will bring the August Surety Medicine Teleconference at 1 pm (1300 hrs) Eastern Time. The topic for August will be “Permanent Limitations and the Personnel Reliability Program” presented by Army Public Health Command’s Surety Medicine Program Manager.
To receive access information for attending the presentation by dial-in audio or on your computer via Defense Collaboration Services (DCS), send an email request to:firstname.lastname@example.org
ALERT: Autoinjector Shelf Life Extension Program: Current Information
NERVE AGENT ANTIDOTE SHELF LIFE EXTENSION PROGRAM
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting health care professionals and emergency responders that specific lots of DuoDote combined nerve agent antidote auto-injectors have been approved for shelf life extensions beyond labelled expiration dates.
The latest approval extends 26 specific lot numbers of autoinjectors, some up to
31 October 2019.
Information on this page also includes the latest updates on shelf life extensions for the AtroPen (atropine), CANA (diazepam), morphine sulfate, and pralidoxime chloride auto-injectors manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies. Complete FDA information related to the auto-injector shelf life extension program can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm376367.htm .
SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR FY15
All conferences begin at 1300 hrs / 1 p.m. Eastern Time (US)
unless otherwise indicated
Presentation Title Date
(topics and dates subject to change)
Permanent Limitations and the PRP
Emergency Essential Civilian Employees and the PRP
SURETY MEDICINE REGULATIONS, GUIDANCE and USEFUL LINKS:
(Common Access Card or Army Knowledge Online account required for access to some documents)
AR 50-1 Biological Surety: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/r50_1.pdf
AR 50-5 Nuclear Surety: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/r50_5.pdf
AR 50-6 Chemical Surety: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/r50_6.pdf
AR 50-7 Army Reactor Program: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/r50_7.pdf
DA PAM 50-5 Nuclear Accident or Incident Response and Assistance Operations: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/p50_5.pdf
DA PAM 385-61 Toxic Chemical Agent Safety Standards: http://armypubs.army.mil/epubs/pdf/p385_61.pdf
Army Directive 2013-03 (Chemical Accident or Incident Response and Assistance): http://www.apd.army.mil/pdffiles/ad2013_03.pdf
TB MED 507 Heat Stress Control and Heat Casualty Management: http://armypubs.army.mil/med/DR_pubs/dr_a/pdf/tbmed507.pdf
TB MED 590 Red Blood Cell Testing and Quality Assurance:
Medical Command (MEDCOM) Regulation 40-55 Guidance on Occupational Health Practices for the Evaluation and Control of Occupational Exposures to Biological Select Agents and Toxins: https://www.us.army.mil/suite/doc/22064586
Additional Guidance Document Sources:
Army Publishing Directorate: http://armypubs.army.mil/index.html