Operating Safely In Hazardous Environments / Edition 2

Operating Safely In Hazardous Environments / Edition 2

by Joseph A. Cocciardi
     
 

ISBN-10: 144960966X

ISBN-13: 9781449609665

Pub. Date: 08/27/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Operating Safely in Hazardous Environments: A Review and Refresher, Third Edition is designed to meet the many training/recertification regulations required of employees working in waste operations, permit-required confined spaces, emergency response situations, toxic materials work, and work at heights.

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Operating Safely in Hazardous Environments: A Review and Refresher, Third Edition is designed to meet the many training/recertification regulations required of employees working in waste operations, permit-required confined spaces, emergency response situations, toxic materials work, and work at heights.

This program will easily and effortlessly lead you through a review of the knowledge necessary to continue to work in these dangerous areas, including: public and workplace hazard detection; identification; mitigation; and operations in these dangerous environments. Providing both review materials and exercises to foster discussion and test your knowledge, this program will provide a thorough annual review and practice of skills associated with operating safely in each type of hazardous environment.

The third edition has been revised to reflect updates in technology, equipment, and regulations. New content includes:
The National Incident Management Systems (NIMS): a comprehensive, national approach to incident management that coordinates both public and private responses to hazard scenarios. The NIMS is required to be adopted by all jurisdictions that support a federal response or receive federal funding or grants.
Basic Life Support Review: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Fungal Remediation Protocols

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449609665
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/27/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Public and Occupational Safety and Health: A Historical Perspective1
Chapter 2Current Regulations, Regulatory Agencies and Professional Associations: Roles and Responsibilities13
Chapter 3Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Environments31
Chapter 4Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Materials47
Chapter 5Quantifying Hazardous Environments69
Chapter 6Protective Planning105
Chapter 7Personal Protective Equipment133
Chapter 8Decontamination159
Chapter 9Responding To Emergencies169
Chapter 10Medical Monitoring and Occupational Health195
Chapter 11Personal Safety213
Appendix ABloodborne Pathogen Information233
Appendix BSubstance Information: Asbestos and the Asbestos Standard Summary237
Appendix CSubstance Information: Lead and the Lead Standard Summary241
Index255

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