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Hazardous Materials Incidents
Surviving the Initial Response
by Steven M. De Lisi

Hazardous Materials Incidents arrive on scene of a hazardous materials incident may be assigned to an engine, ladder truck, rescue, or ambulance with very little sophisticated HAZMAT equipment.

Hazardous Materials Incidents provides:

  • Practical advice based on the real-life experiences of first responders
  • A one-stop source on topics such as atmospheric monitors and class B foam
  • Steps to managing “routine” incidents to prevent them from becoming disasters
  • Limitations of federal hazardous materials regulations you need to know
  • Real-world examples of first responders who won (or lost) the battle with hazardous materials

Contents

  1. Beyond the Rule of Thumb
  2. What is a Hazardous Material
  3. The Role of First Responders
  4. Planning for a Hazardous Materials Incident
  5. How Not to Become Part of the Problem
  6. Who First Responders Should Call to Get Help
  7. Documents First Responders Can Use for Effective Decision Making
  8. Identifying the Material
  9. Characteristics of Containers
  10. Evaluation the Environment
  11. Defensive Actions for First Responders
  12. Highway Transportation Incidents
  13. Railroad Transportation Incidents
  14. Fixed Facility Incidents
  15. "Routine" Hazardous Materials Incidents
  16. Understanding Atmospheric Monitors
  17. Understanding Class B Foam
  18. Managing the Initial Phase of a Hazardous Materials Incident
  19. Is the Incident a Crime Scene
  20. Cleanup, Recovery, Reimbursement, and Scene Restoration

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Hazardous Materials Incidents
Surviving the Initial Response
by Steven M. De Lisi

2006 • 259 pages • $48.00 + shipping
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