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RECORD NUMBER: 12 OF 14
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Recommended practice for responding to hazardous materials incidents.|
|Publisher||National Fire Protection Association,|
|Report Number||NFPA 471-2002|
|Subjects||Hazardous waste management industry--Personnel--Standards. ; Incident command systems--Standards. ; Emergency management--Standards. ; Core competencies--Standards. ; Hazardous substances--Accidents--Standards. ; Hazardous substances--Health aspects--Standards.|
|Collation||25 p. : forms ; 28 cm.|
Caption title. "This edition of NFPA 471, Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents, was prepared by the Technical Committee on Hazardous Materials Response Personnel and acted on by NFPA at its November Association Technical Meeting Held November 10-14, 2001, in Dallas, TX. It was issued by the Standards Council on January 11, 2002, and supersedes all previous editions." "This edition of NFPA 471 was approved as an American National Standard on January 31, 2002." Includes bibliographical reference (p. 4) and index. "NFPA-471-2002."
The purpose of this document is to outline the minimum requirements that should be considered when dealing with responses to hazardous materials incidents and to specify operating guidelines for responding to hazardous materials incidents. It is not the intent of this recommended practice to restrict any jurisdiction from using more stringent guidelines.