Emergency Response to Railroad Incidents

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ISBN: 9781932235111

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Overview

Covers the entire scope of railroad emergencies. Addresses hazards, safe operating procedures, and resources that responders can apply to incidents involving rail operations. Text reviews tank cars, the most prevalent products transported by railroads, information on locomotives, basics of rail operations, and pre-emergency planning for working with rail carriers. Book More »

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ISBN: 9781932235111

Covers the entire scope of railroad emergencies. Addresses hazards, safe operating procedures, and resources that responders can apply to incidents involving rail operations. Text reviews tank cars, the most prevalent products transported by railroads, information on locomotives, basics of rail operations, and pre-emergency planning for working with rail carriers. Book is packaged with a companion CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text with color graphics, full word-search capabilities, and hotlinks to case studies and important web sites. Contents: Scope, Purpose and Objectives; US Rail Operations; Response Safety Around Railroad Operations; Rail Incident Response -- Initial Detection Clues; Railroad Equipment, Tank Cars, and Freight Cars; Tank Car Damage Assessment; Product Handling Operations; Large-Scale Incident Management.

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