2000 Emergency Response Guidebook

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788183997
Format: PDF
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Developed jointly by the governments of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico for use by fire fighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving dangerous goods. It is primarily a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the material(s) involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident. It is not intended to provide information on the physical or chemical properties of dangerous goods. Comprehensive!

Emergency Response Guidebook 2000

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Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160501739
Format: PDF, Docs
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Contains guides describing potential hazards of various types of hazardous materials, and appropriate emergency actions to take when arriving at the scene of an accident involving hazardous materials. Includes indexes of hazardous materials by identification number and by chemical name. Also includes a table of initial isolation and protective action distances.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual

Author: Brian J. Gallant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470007249
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Field technicians and emergency response personnel are often faced with the dangers of flammable, combustible, and chemically unstable materials. Although there are numerous procedures set forth by regulatory agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for effectively and safely dealing with such environmental hazards, up until now there has been no single resource for training in this area. Based on the author's twenty-plus years of field experience, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual is a comprehensive text that covers the complete curriculum requirements set forth by OSHA and HazWOPER. Highly accessible and broad in focus, the book is equally useful as a technical resource for training, a hands-on reference for field operations, and a textbook for environmental courses in a variety of areas. Coverage includes:Methods recommended by professional societies and regulatory agencies including the National Fire Protection Association, OSHA, EPA, and NIOSHPractical examples and assignments in each chapter to supplement the text and enhance usefulness to students.