Keeping hazardous materials responders up-to-date with national concerns and emerging technologies, Hazardous Materials Incidents, 3E continues to provide practical knowledge of how to effectively and safely respond to hazardous materials incidents. This book has been updated to cover the competencies of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 472 Standard including comprehensive coverage of Awareness, Operations and Ops + levels. Technical information is translated through a reader-friendly straight-forward approach, making this an essential manual for risk based response training.
Chris Hawley is a Deputy Program Manager for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and is responsible for several WMD courses within the DOD/FBI/DHS International Counterproliferation Program. Previous to his international work, Chris retired as a Fire Specialist with the Baltimore County Fire Department and was responsible for the coordination of the Hazardous Materials Response Team and the Advanced Technical Rescue Team along with two team leaders. Chris has designed innovative programs in hazardous materials and anti-terrorism and has assisted in the development of many other training programs provided by the National Fire Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and U.S. Secret Service.
Hazardous Materials: Laws, Regulations, and Standards. Recognition and Identification. Information Resources. Protection. Protective Actions. Product Control and Air Monitoring. Terrorism Awareness. HazMat and Law Enforcement.