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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Hazardous materials incidents /
Author Hawley, Chris.
Publisher Thomson Delmar Learning,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 167514096
ISBN 9781428317963; 1428317961
Subjects Hazardous substances--Safety measures--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Hazardous substances--Accidents--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Emergency management--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Accidents, Occupational--prevention & control. ; Environmental Exposure--prevention & control. ; Emergencies. ; Decontamination. ; Disaster Planning. ; Terrorism--prevention & control.
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1302/2007035582-b.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1302/2007035582-d.html
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ELBM  T55.3.H3H3775 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/02/2016
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xxvi, 288 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction to hazardous materials -- NFPA 472 correlation guide -- 1. Hazardous materials : laws, regulations, and standards -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Laws, regulations, and standards -- Development process -- Emergency planning -- State and local emergency response committees -- Local emergency response plans -- Chemical inventory reporting -- OSHA HAZWOPER regulation -- Paragraph q -- Medical monitoring -- Standards -- NFPA 472 -- NFPA 473 -- Standard of care -- Additional laws, regulations, and standards -- Hazard communication -- Superfund Act -- Clean Air Act -- Respiratory protection -- Firefighter safety -- NFPA chemical protective clothing -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Suggested readings -- 2. Recognition and identification -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Location and occupancy -- Placards, labels, and markings -- Placards -- Problems with the placarding system -- Labeling and marking specifics -- Other identification systems -- NFPA 704 system -- Hazardous materials information system -- Military warming system -- Pipeline markings -- Container markings -- Pesticide container markings -- Radiation source labeling -- Containers -- General containers -- Totes and bulk tanks -- Pipelines -- Radioactive material containers -- Highway transportation containers -- Response to potential BLEVE situations -- Specialized tank trucks -- Intermodal tanks -- Rail transportation -- Bulk storage tanks -- Senses -- Chemical and physical properties -- States of matter -- Vapor pressure -- Vapor density -- Specific gravity -- Corrosivity -- Chemical reactivity -- Flash point -- Auto-ignition temperature -- Flammable range -- Containers and properties -- Radiation -- Types of radiation -- Toxic products of combustion -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Endnotes -- Suggested readings. 3. Information resources -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Emergency response guidebook -- Material safety data sheets -- Shipping papers -- Mode of transportation -- Facility documents -- Computer resources -- Chemtrec -- Reference and information texts -- Industrial technical assistance -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Suggested readings -- Additional resources -- 4. Protection -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Health hazards -- Toxicology -- Types of exposures -- Types of hazards -- Categories of health hazards -- Radiation hazards -- Radiation protection -- Routes of exposure -- Exposure levels -- Types of PPE -- Self-contained breathing apparatus -- Chemical protective clothing -- Level A ensemble -- Level B ensemble -- Level C ensemble -- Level D suits -- High temperature clothing -- Cold temperature clothing -- Limitations of PPE -- Heat stress -- Mobility -- Visibility -- Communications -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Endnote -- Suggested readings -- 5. Protective actions -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Incident management systems -- Hazardous materials management processes -- Isolation and protection -- Rescue -- Site management -- Establishment of zones -- Evacuations and sheltering in place -- Common incidents -- Types of releases -- Explosives -- Gases -- Flammable and combustible liquids -- Flammable solids/water reactives/spontaneously combustible -- Oxidizers and organic peroxides -- Poisons -- Radioactive materials -- Corrosives -- Other incidents -- Decontamination -- Types of decontamination -- Emergency decontamination -- Technical decontamination -- Fine decontamination -- Mass decontamination -- Decontamination process -- Methods of decontamination -- Absorption -- Adsorption -- Chemical degradation -- Dilution -- Evaporization -- Isolation and disposal -- Neutralization -- Sterilization -- Solidification -- Vacuuming -- Washing -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Endnotes -- Suggested readings. 6. Product control and air monitoring -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Defensive operations -- Absorption -- Diking and damming -- Diverting -- Retention -- Dilution -- Vapor dispersion -- Vapor suppression -- Remote shutoffs -- Air monitoring at the first responder operations level -- Regulations and standards -- Air monitor configurations -- Meter terminology -- Bump test -- Calibration -- Reaction time -- Recovery time -- Relative response -- Oxygen monitors -- Oxygen monitor limitations -- Flammable gas indicators -- Flammable gas sensor types -- Toxic gas monitors -- Tactical use of multi-gas detection devices -- Other detectors -- Carbon monoxide incidents -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Suggested readings -- 7. Terrorism awareness -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Types of terrorism -- Potential targets -- Indicators of terrorism -- Incident actions -- General groupings of warfare agents -- Nerve agents -- Incendiary agents -- Blister agents (vesicants) -- Blood and choking agents -- Irritants (riot control) -- Biological agents and toxins -- Radioactives -- Other terrorism agents -- Detection of terrorism agents -- Test strips -- Colorimetric sampling -- Handheld electronic detection devices -- Biological agent detection -- Federal assistance -- Basic incident priorities -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Endnotes -- Suggested readings -- 8. HAZMAT and law enforcement -- Objectives -- Introduction -- Common HAZMAT incidents for law enforcement -- Blood-borne pathogens -- Drugs and chemical effects -- Clandestine labs -- Drug labs -- Explosives labs -- Terrorism agent labs -- Explosives incidents -- Bomb squad and HAZMAT interface -- General rules -- Special situations -- Swat operations -- Intel -- Special considerations -- Setup -- Emergency conditions -- Evidence collection -- Considerations -- Sampling and evidence collection -- Operations and entry -- Summary -- Key terms -- Review questions -- Suggested readings -- Glossary -- Abbreviations. "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."--Jacket.