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Main Title Emergency response to hazardous material incidents : Environmental response training program.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1995
Report Number EPA 540-R-95-143;9285.9-24A; OSWER-9285.9-24A
Stock Number PB96-963208
OCLC Number 35841166
Subjects Hazardous wastes ; Hazardous substances--Packaging ; Hazardous waste sites
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials spills ; Protective equipment ; Containment ; Command and control ; Emergency preparedness ; Mitigation ; Warning systems ; Emergency services ; Fire fighters ; Emergency medical personnel ; Police ; Decontamination ; Protective clothing ; Education ; Training manuals ; Emergency response ; Emergency management
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE OSWER Dir 9285.9-24A Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/15/2013
EJBD  OSWER Dir 9285.9-24A Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/15/2013
NTIS  PB96-963208 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 1 v. (loose-leaf) : ill. ; 28 cm.
This course provides emergency response personnel, primarily firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services personnel, with the information and skills needed to recognize, evaluate, and control an incident involving the release of potential release of hazardous materials. It is intended for members of hazardous materials response teams. The focus of the course is on recognizing and evaluating a hazardous materials incident, organizing the response team, protecting response personnel, identifying and using response resources, implementing basic control measures, refining decision-making skills, and protecting the public. Topics that are discussed include chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, toxicology, recognition and identification of hazardous materials, direct-reading instruments, standard operating procedures, personnel protection and safety, and sources of information.
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