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First Responder Handbook

First Responder Handbook

Fire Service Edition

  • Author: Andrea A. Walter,Marty L. Rutledge,Christopher N. Edgar
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 9780766839199
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 368
  • View: 1764
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The First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition is an information-packed guide providing first responder education for fire service professionals. Written by emergency response experts and specifically designed for firefighters, this text presents information in a way that will feel familiar to anyone in the fire service. It covers safety for first responders, patient care principles, emergency response tactics, and even first responder actions for incidents involving terrorism. This street-smart book fulfills the U. S. Department of Transportation's requirements for first responder certification while offering firefighters valuable emergency medical training.

First Responders Handbook

First Responders Handbook

An Introduction, Second Edition

  • Author: Michael L. Madigan
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1351612077
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 280
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The objective of this handbook is to make available in a quick reference form, the information to enhance and support the response capabilities of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials response teams, law enforcement officers, bomb squads, medical doctors and nurses, emergency managers, schools, and others. This handbook is dedicated and committed to disaster prevention, preparedness, readiness, response, mitigation and recovery efforts. This is an ideal book for newcomers to the field, and can be used for fast knowledge for application to any areas of response.

Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition

Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition

  • Author: John R. Cashman
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781420052664
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 528
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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.

Workbook to Accompany First Responder Handbook

Workbook to Accompany First Responder Handbook

Fire Service And Law Enforcement Editions

  • Author: Andrea A. Walter,Marty L. Rutledge
  • Publisher: Delmar Pub
  • ISBN: 9780766839236
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 140
  • View: 4970
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The "First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition is an information-packed guide providing first responder education for fire service professionals. Written by emergency response experts and specifically designed for firefighters, this text presents information in a way that will feel familiar to anyone in the fire service. It covers safety for first responders, patient care principles, emergency response tactics, and even first responder actions for incidents involving terrorism. This street-smart book fulfills the Department of Transportation's requirements for first responder certification while offering firefighters valuable emergency medical training.

First Responders Handbook of Humor

First Responders Handbook of Humor

  • Author: John Hicks,Dan Jordan
  • Publisher: Quiet Man Pub
  • ISBN: 9780974282930
  • Category: Humor
  • Page: 276
  • View: 8220
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The Neighborhood Emergency Response Handbook

The Neighborhood Emergency Response Handbook

Your Life-Saving Plan for Personal and Community Preparedness

  • Author: Scott Finazzo
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • ISBN: 1612434606
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 240
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The First Responder’s Field Guide to Hazmat & Terrorism Emergency Response

The First Responder’s Field Guide to Hazmat & Terrorism Emergency Response

  • Author: Jill Levy
  • Publisher: Firebelle Productions
  • ISBN: 1783014334
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 576
  • View: 8608
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Have the contents of an entire hazardous materials and WMD first responder course at your fingertips when you need it most ... at an incident. This handy field guide covers most of the operational level first responder competencies identified in NFPA 472 and 473, with guidelines to help you recognize and safely manage any hazmat incident or WMD event. It’s the perfect companion to the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). The information is organized into fourteen chapters: 1. The “Quick Reference Guide” contains a concise overview of your responsibilities as a first responder. 2. “Recognizing and Responding to a Hazmat/WMD Incident” has detailed explanations and guidelines on each of the tasks listed in Chapter 1. 3. “Labels, Placards, and Other Marking Systems” provides key points on each of the hazard classes and information on various other marking systems. 4. “Container Recognition” provides clues about the types of products found in various containers and how these containers behave in an emergency. Look at both the general information about the type of container (nonbulk package, cargo tank, rail car, etc.) and specific information about the particular container(s) in question. 5. “Assessing the Hazards” contains information on how hazardous materials cause harm, toxicological terms and exposure limits, properties of flammable liquids, chemical and physical properties, and guidelines for dealing with special hazmat situations. 6. “Medical Management of Hazmat Exposures” has information on the risk of secondary contamination, patient decon, triage, health effects of hazardous materials commonly encountered, EMS treatment protocols, and medical support of hazmat response personnel. 7. “Introduction to Terrorism” provides information on distinguishing a terrorist event from an accident and distinguishing between chemical and biological warfare agents. 8. “Explosives Incidents” has information on how to recognize common explosives and initiation devices and guidelines on what to do upon discovery of a device or after detonation of an explosive. 9. “Chemical Warfare Agents” has general information on how to deal with incidents involving chemical warfare agents, as well as more detailed information on nerve agents, blister agents, blood agents, choking agents, and riot control agents. 10. “Biological Warfare Agents” provides general information on dealing with incidents involving biological warfare agents, as well as more detailed information on specific biological agents. 11. “Nuclear Events” has information on dealing with incidents (intentional or accidental) involving radioactive materials. 12. “Tactical Considerations” provides more information on defensive options and the use of foam. 13. “Additional Considerations” includes guidelines on dealing with the media, minimizing liability, developing protective action messages, preserving evidence, and dealing with children. 14. “Resources for Information and Assistance” provides information on various agencies that can help you manage a hazmat incident or terrorist event. Five previous editions were released in print form. The book was updated for this 2014 eBook edition.

Hazardous materials response handbook

Hazardous materials response handbook

based on the 1989 editions of NFPA 472, Standard for professional competence of responders to hazardous materials incidents, and NFPA 471, Recommended practice for responding to hazardous materials incidents

  • Author: Martin F. Henry,National Fire Protection Association
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780877653585
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 561
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Hazardous Materials Response Handbook

Hazardous Materials Response Handbook

With the Complete Text of the 1997 Editions of NFPA 471, Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents; NFPA 472, Standard for Professional Competence for Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents; and NFPA 473, Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents

  • Author: L. Charles Smeby
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Hazardous substances
  • Page: 519
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