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Hazmat

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Kasey Giard
Uncontrolled hazardous materials harm people and the environment. Explosives, flammable liquids, poisons and radioactive materials are a few examples of hazardous materials. When a hazardous material (hazmat) spills onto a highway, near a home or elsewhere in the environment, a hazardous materials technician responds to determine what the chemical is and how to clean it up. Police officers, firefighters and medical personnel are often trained as hazmat technicians in addition to their other responsibilities. Technicians wear protective gear, work together as a team and quickly neutralize toxic chemicals to protect nearby people, plants and animals. A solid understanding of chemistry helps hazmat technicians perform their jobs. The pages of this book are filled with full-color, close-up photos of hazmat workers in action. The text clearly explains information in an easy-to-understand way that children will find fresh and exciting. Ollhoff also includes an interview with a former hazmat team coordinator and current hazmat training captain. A detailed glossary finishes this intense, informative book. Reviewer: Kasey Giard
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617835148
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Emergency Workers Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

The Hazmat Technician 4

What are Hazmats? 6

Nine Classes of Hazmats 8

What is a Hazmat Technician? 12

Calm, Cool, and Collected 16

Training 18

The Hazmat Suit 20

Cleaning up Nuclear Disasters 22

Interview with a Hazmat Technician 26

Glossary 30

Index 32

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