Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Ed.

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ISBN: 9780879393892

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Overview

Written for emergency first responders who are mandated by law and/or called upon by necessity to prepare for and respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. Primary text for personnel seeking to meet the requirements of NFPA 472 (2008), for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies. Provides More »

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ISBN: 9780879393892

Written for emergency first responders who are mandated by law and/or called upon by necessity to prepare for and respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. Primary text for personnel seeking to meet the requirements of NFPA 472 (2008), for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies. Provides first responders with the information they need to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. Its scope is limited to giving detailed information about initial operations. Learning objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter to assist in focusing on the appropriate topic and knowledge; and review questions are located at the end of each chapter. Skill sheets are provided at the end of many chapters to provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform crucial skills and activities. The book is divided into three parts designed to meet the competencies of NFPA 472. The first three chapters address Awareness-Level competencies. The next four chapters address Operations core competencies. The last seven chapters address Mission-Specific competencies.

 

Emergency incidents that pertain to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD) must be handled by first responders who have the knowledge and skills to respond to those situations. If you are interested in becoming a first responder for situations that involve hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction, Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Ed. will help provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to do the job right.

Meets Requirements of NFPA 472

The text meets the requirements of NFPA Standard 472 for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies. The first three chapters deal with Awareness-Level competencies. Chapters four through seven focus on Operations-Level competencies. The final seven chapters address Mission-Specific competencies. Achieving these competencies will help you effectively address hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction incidents.

Includes Helpful Study Resources

Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Ed. includes helpful study resources. If you are preparing for a hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction first responder exam, take advantage of learning objectives listed at the start of each chapter, review questions listed at the end of chapters, and skill sheets that provide instructions for performing essential skills and activities related to hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction incidents.

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Providing in-depth information about initial operations, Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Ed. is a perfect educational resource for those who are studying to become first responders to incidents involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction. If becoming a first responder for these incidents is in your career plans, order your copy of Hazardous Materials for First Responders, 4th Ed., from our online store today.

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