Updated to reflect the numerous advances that have evolved since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving nuclear, biological, and chemical materials. Features more than 70% new and updated material! This second edition presents in-depth coverage of actual response techniques and new approaches for coping with critical situations caused by criminal activity, industrial accidents, or even mini-epidemics. Augmenting its coverage of field first aid for response personnel, this edition contains up-to-date tools such as checklists and streamlined procedures for on-scene coordination. It incorporates the latest detection devices, cost/recovery and hazard analyses, diagnostic methods, pretreatments, vaccines, decontamination techniques, antidotes, and medical treatments available. Includes a new perspective on the progress and projected developments for military protocols and procedures Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition can be used as an independent reference or in training courses for emergency responders, government agencies, hospitals, and commercial sectors handling chemical spills, biological threats, or radiation hazards.... times to highly flammable gas waiting for an ignition source, and the story of Waverly would be etched in 1, 700 degree heat. ... On November 10, 2004, in Graniteville, five workers at a textile mill driving home after working all night were killed at a ... three tank cars of chlorine plus two cars loaded with other hazardous materials, ran a switch that crashed the moving ... The dead bodies in the textile mill amounted to five, plus a very unlucky truck driver from Quebec, Canada, who wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition|
|Author||:||John R. Cashman|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2008-03-31|