ANSI/ASB Best Practice Recommendation 009

Best Practice Recommendations for the Examination of Human Remains by Forensic Pathologists in the Disaster Victim Identification Context

First Edition, 2019
Best Practice Recommendation
Consensus Body: Disaster Victim Identification
Disaster Victim Identification

The purpose of this document is to provide best practices and guidelines regarding postmortem data collection by forensic pathologists to aid in the identification of human remains following a mass fatality incident. This document does not speak to the role forensic pathologists may have in death certification or in management of the overall operation, but rather is limited to the morgue operations role.