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The First Responder's Pocket Guide to Hazardous Materials Emergency Response

The First Responder's Pocket Guide to Hazardous Materials Emergency Response

  • Author: Jill Meryl Levy
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780965151603
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 224
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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
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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.

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

  • Author: U.S. Department of Transportation,
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • ISBN: 1510726209
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 400
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If you came upon an overturned truck on the highway that was leaking, would you be able to identify if it was hazardous and know what steps to take? Does the identification number 60 indicate a toxic substance or a flammable solid, in the molten state at an elevated temperature? Does the identification number 1035 indicate ethane or butane? What is the difference between natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas distribution pipelines? Questions like these and more are answered in the 2016 update of the Emergency Response Guidebook. Learn how to identify symbols for vehicles carrying toxic, flammable, explosive, radioactive, or otherwise harmful substances and how to respond once an incident involving those substances has been identified. Always be prepared in situations that are unfamiliar and dangerous and know how to rectify them. Keeping this guide around at all times will ensure that, if you were to come upon a transportation situation involving hazardous substances or dangerous goods, you will be able to help keep others and yourself out of danger. With color-coded pages for quick and easy reference, this is the official manual used by first responders in the United States and Canada for transportation incidents involving dangerous goods or hazardous materials.

The First Responder's Pocket Guide to Radiation Incidents

The First Responder's Pocket Guide to Radiation Incidents

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Firebelle Productions
  • ISBN: 0965151689
  • Category: Emergency management
  • Page: 232
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HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

  • Author: Michael L. Madigan
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1351863126
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 352
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The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will help to establish a well-trained professional 1st responder, individuals, and teams. Such lessons are emphasized so that planners and responders learn to anticipate how their community is likely to react under real disaster conditions, and plan accordingly.

Hazmat Chemistry Study Guide (Second Edition)

Hazmat Chemistry Study Guide (Second Edition)

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Firebelle Productions
  • ISBN: 0965151654
  • Category:
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Crimes Against the English Language

Crimes Against the English Language

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Firebelle Productions
  • ISBN: 0965151662
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2000 Emergency Response Guidebook

2000 Emergency Response Guidebook

A Guidebook for First Responders During the Initial Phase of a Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials Incident

  • Author: Barry Leonard
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780788183997
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 384
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Developed jointly by the governments of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico for use by fire fighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving dangerous goods. It is primarily a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the material(s) involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident. It is not intended to provide information on the physical or chemical properties of dangerous goods. Comprehensive!

2016 Emergency Response Guidebook

2016 Emergency Response Guidebook

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: United States Department of Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780160932151
  • Category:
  • Page: 372
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New 2016 edition now available. (NOTE: No further discounts for already reduced sale items) The official "Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)" is a guide for use by transporters, firefighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving a hazardous material. It is used by first responders in (1) quickly identifying the specific or generic classification of the material(s) involved in the incident, and (2) protecting themselves and the general public during this initial response phase of the incident. The "ERG" is updated every three to four years to accommodate new products and technology. Other products pertaining to this topic include the following: National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training Program: Train-the-Trainer Guide can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/050-001-00347-3 U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook 2014 can be found at this link: http: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/050-012-00516-8?ctid=152 Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/008-023-00154-5 NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards --print format ok) can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/017-033-00500-1 Army Chemical Review: The Professional Bulletin of the Chemical Corps --print journal subscription --sign up to subscribe to never miss an issue here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/708-067-00000-8?ctid= Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Transportation, Pt. 178-199, Revised as of October 1, 2015 can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/869-082-00220-4?ctid=604 Code of Federal Regulations, Title 44, Emergency Management and Assistance, Revised as of October 1, 2015 can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/869-082-00192-5?ctid=604 Hazardous Materials collection including CBRNE- related product resources can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/security-defense-law-enforcement/hazar... Emergency Management and First Responders collection can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/security-defense-law-enforcement/emerg..."

Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities

Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities

  • Author: Richard P. Pohanish,Stanley A. Greene
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470523308
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 1136
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"This book should be a required reference on the laboratory's safety shelf as no where else is so much useful information available in a single volume." ?Inside Laboratory Management, on the Second Edition "...a portable reference on reactive substances to guide all personnel...in charge of the handling, storage, and transportation of chemical materials." ?Journal of the American Chemical Society, on the Second Edition The authoritative resource on dangerous chemical interactions now enlarged, revised, and even more useful. The term "incompatibilities" describes a wide range of chemical reactions that produce undesirable results in noncontrolled situations: the generation of toxic gases, fire, explosions, corrosive activity, polymerization, ruptured containers, creation of more dangerous compounds, and the like. A portable and easy-to-use reference on reactive substances commonly found in commerce, the Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities, Third Edition compiles hard-to-find data on over 11,000 chemical compounds, providing chemists, technicians, and engineers a thorough, lightning-quick resource to use during experimental preparation and in the event of an emergency. More than a revision of the previous edition, this Third Edition has been rewritten and expanded to broaden coverage and improve its usefulness. It contains nearly 9,000 chemical incompatibility profiles and nearly 250 new entries, covering flammability, violent and explosive binary reactions, incompatibilities, and reactions that may result from physical change. Alphabetical organization provides concise incompatibility profiles for thousands of commonly used commercial chemicals, allowing readers to look up a given substance and instantly learn whether it is incompatible with common materials, other chemical substances, structural materials, or personal protective equipment. New for the Third Edition: Chemicals that have the potential to cause disasters Chemical formulas and autoignition temperatures More flash points, as well as molecular formulas, lower and upper explosive limits, autoignition temperatures, and NFPA®-type (Red) numerical fire codes Safety reminders All entries keyed by CAS numbers to eliminate possible confusion among synonyms Spanish-, French-, and German-language entries for international use Revised glossary helps users who may not be chemists with general chemical terms With thousands of new entries and easy-to-use organization, the Third Edition of the Wiley Guide to Chemical Incompatibilities remains a handy resource for all safety, first-response, and plant management professionals responsible for the handling, storage, and conveyance of chemical materials.

Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident with Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident with Navigate 2 Advantage Access

  • Author: Noll
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN: 1284170438
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 510
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A Complete Training Solution for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Incident Commanders! In 1982, the authors Mike Hildebrand and Greg Noll, along with Jimmy Yvorra, first introduced the concept of the Eight-Step Process© for managing hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents when their highly regarded manual, Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident was published. Now in its revised fourth edition, this text is widely used by fire fighters, hazmat teams, bomb squads, industrial emergency response teams, and other emergency responders who may manage unplanned hazardous materials incidents. As a result of changing government regulations and consensus standards, as well as the need for terrorism response training, Mr. Noll and Mr. Hildebrand have modified and refined their process of managing hazmat incidents and added enhanced content, tips, case studies, and detailed charts and tables. The Revised Fourth Edition contains comprehensive content covering: • Hazard assessment and risk evaluation • Identifying the problem and implementing the response plan • Hazardous materials properties and effects • Identifying and coordinating resources • Decontamination procedures • The Eight-Step Process© • Personal protective equipment selection • Procedures for terminating the incident The Revised Fourth Edition’s dynamic features include: • NFPA 1072 and 472 Correlation Guide for the Hazardous Materials Technician and Hazardous Materials Incident Commander levels • Correlation matrix to the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Bachelor’s (Non-Core) Managerial Issues in Hazardous Materials Course (C0274) • Realistic, detailed case studies • Practical, step-by-step skill drills • Important hazardous materials technician and safety tips Also available to support Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition: • Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition Field Operations Guide • Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, Fourth Edition Student Workbook • Navigate TestPrep: Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident • Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations, Third Editio

Emergency response to terrorism self-study

Emergency response to terrorism self-study

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 1428981195
  • Category:
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The Common Sense Approach to Hazardous Materials

The Common Sense Approach to Hazardous Materials

  • Author: Frank L. Fire
  • Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
  • ISBN: 1593701942
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 591
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An accomplished author with decades of experience working in the plastics industry and teaching the chemistry of hazardous materials to emergency responders, Frank Fire has updated his book covering the basic approach to hazardous materials. In the new third edition, each chapter has been revised (where required) to reflect changes since the second edition was published. For example, each chemical mentioned whose volume or usage has changed has been updated, including their usage as a chemical warfare agent. A new chapter covers each class of chemical warfare agents. An excellent resource for emergency responders and those involved in departmental training programs or curriculum development.

Medicine for the Outdoors

Medicine for the Outdoors

The Essential Guide to First Aid and Medical Emergencies

  • Author: Paul S. Auerbach
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323068138
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 553
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Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.

The Hazmat Chemistry Mini Review

The Hazmat Chemistry Mini Review

  • Author: Jill Meryl Levy
  • Publisher: Firebelle Productions
  • ISBN: 0965151670
  • Category: Hazardous substances
  • Page: 188
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A condensed summary of key information taught in Hazardous Materials Chemistry classes.

Niosh Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Niosh Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

  • Author: Niosh,Centers for Disease Control and Preventi,Dhhs
  • Publisher: www.Militarybookshop.CompanyUK
  • ISBN: 9781780398518
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 456
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The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards presents information taken from the NIOSH/OSHA Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards, from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) criteria documents and Current Intelligence Bulletins, and from recognized references in the fields of industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, toxicology, and analytical chemistry. The information is presented in tabular form to provide a quick, convenient source of information on general industrial hygiene practices. The information in the Pocket Guide includes chemical structures or formulas, identification codes, synonyms, exposure limits, chemical and physical properties, incompatibilities and reactivities, measurement methods, respirator selections, signs and symptoms of exposure, and procedures for emergency treatment.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual

  • Author: Brian J. Gallant
  • Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
  • ISBN: 9780471684008
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 344
  • View: 2094
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Field technicians and emergency response personnel are often faced with the dangers of flammable, combustible, and chemically unstable materials. Although there are numerous procedures set forth by regulatory agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for effectively and safely dealing with such environmental hazards, up until now there has been no single resource for training in this area. Based on the author's twenty-plus years of field experience, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual is a comprehensive text that covers the complete curriculum requirements set forth by OSHA and HazWOPER. Highly accessible and broad in focus, the book is equally useful as a technical resource for training, a hands-on reference for field operations, and a textbook for environmental courses in a variety of areas. Coverage includes:Methods recommended by professional societies and regulatory agencies including the National Fire Protection Association, OSHA, EPA, and NIOSHPractical examples and assignments in each chapter to supplement the text and enhance usefulness to students.

First Responder Awareness Training for Hazardous Materials

First Responder Awareness Training for Hazardous Materials

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Emergency management
  • Page: 79
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Prehospital Nursing

Prehospital Nursing

A Collaborative Approach

  • Author: Reneé Semonin Holleran
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 394
  • View: 5789
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This text is the first comprehensive presentation of nursing care in the prehospital environment. The book is divided into three sections addressing the roles of prehospital practitioners, the practice of prehospital nursing before and during transport, and the challenges and future of prehospital nursing. PREHOSPITAL NURSING covers collaborative care including practice, education, and research. Content relating to safety, the EMS system, assessment, and specific types of emergencies is presented with a focus on the unique role of the prehospital nurse.