The First Responder's Field Guide to Hazmat & Terrorism Emergency Response, 2010 Edition

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ISBN: 9780981907925

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This handy field guide puts the contents of both hazmat and terrorism operational level courses at your fingertips when you need it most ... at an incident. It covers most of the first responder competencies identified in NFPA 472, with guidelines to help you recognize and safely manage any hazmat More »

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ISBN: 9780981907925

This handy field guide puts the contents of both hazmat and terrorism operational level courses at your fingertips when you need it most ... at an incident. It covers most of the first responder competencies identified in NFPA 472, with guidelines to help you recognize and safely manage any hazmat incident or WMD event. No other hazmat/WMD field guide is as well-organized, comprehensive, and easy to use both in the field and in the classroom. The book is organized into 14 chapters:

Quick Reference Guide
Recognizing and Responding to a Hazmat/WMD Incident
Labels, Placards, and Other Marking Systems
Container Recognition
Assessing the Hazards
Medical Management of Hazmat Exposures
Introduction to Terrorism
Explosives Incidents
Chemical Warfare Agents
Biological Warfare Agents
Nuclear Events
Tactical Considerations
Additional Considerations
Resources for Information and Assistance

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