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Keeping hazardous materials responders up-to-date with national concerns and emerging technologies, Hazardous Materials Incidents, 3E continues to provide practical knowledge of how to effectively and safely respond to hazardous materials incidents. This book has been updated to cover the competencies of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 472 Standard including comprehensive coverage of Awareness, Operations and Ops + levels. Technical information is translated through a reader-friendly straight-forward approach, making this an essential manual for risk based response training.

Hazardous Materials Incidents, Third Edition

PT#: 1428317961

Hazardous Materials Incidents, Third Edition

:: Specifications

  • Author: Christopher Hawley
  • Edition: 003
  • ISBN 13: 9781428317963
  • ISBN 10: 1428317961
  • Copyright: 2008

:: Features

  • Conforms to current Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) standards, and the 2008 Edition of NFPA Standard 472, including a Correlation Grid linking NFPA Standard requirements with page numbers in the book
  • New case studies stress the importance of learning from incidents and provide advice for preparing for the unexpected
  • Emphasizes safety throughout the book to help prevent injuries and deaths related to response to hazardous materials incidents
  • Explores new air monitoring technology, ensuring that emergency responders are equipped with the necessary knowledge to accurately identify unknown substances
  • Addresses terrorism, including a step by step section for accessing terrorist threats, and new sections on the threat of radiation helping responders prepare for these events
  • Suitable for fire service, law enforcement, disaster management and terrorism training courses, as well as any HazMat courses at the Awareness and Operations training levels

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