The most comprehensive hazmat emergency response training manual following NFPA and OSHA competency criteria The choice of firefighters and other rapid response personnel for years, this user friendly manual helps first responders build their skills step-by-step to professionally handle any hazmat emergency. Organized to enhance understanding and retentionaand reinforced with copious illustrations, photographs, learning exercises, and case studiesathis book takes the reader from preplanning to dispatch to the stabilization of an incident, and on to post-incident critique and follow-up. New material addresses advances in protective clothing, new products for confinement and containment, and changes in the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, plus much more. Additional chapters cover WMDs, with sections specific to WMD response including site control, personal protective equipment, and decontamination.Environmental professionals responded to a call by a hotel chain about complaints of odors by hotel personnel and guests at one of their facilities. The hotel and surrounding development had been built on the site of a closed petroleumanbsp;...
|Title||:||Emergency responder training manual for the hazardous materials technician|
|Author||:||Kenneth W. Oldfield, Dwight Alan Veasey|
|Publisher||:||Wiley-Interscience - 2005|