Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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EVERY SECOND COUNTS WHEN YOU'RE RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCYINVOLVINGCONFINED SPACE-HERE'S THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PERFORMINGFLAWLESS RESCUES!Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response utilizes a realistic,scenario-based approach to teach you-and your staff-the right wayto respond to an incident involving a confined space. The authorsprovide intensive, step-by-step guidance through the challengingmaze of training regulations, equipment needs, and procedures tokeep your response team finely tuned and ready to go under anyconditions.You'll find expert, detailed coverage of complex-and oftenconfusing-topics such as:* The basic components of rescue* OSHA's regulations for confined space entry and rescue* Confined space entry permitting* Assessing confined space hazards* Hazardous atmospheres and how to protect entrants from them* Air monitoring in confined spaces* Selection and use of personal protective equipment* The use of ropes and riggingThe CD-ROM includes the Instructor's Guide along with lesson plansand useful practice tools such as worksheets, exercise handouts,performance checklists, diagrams and equipment lists for fieldexercises, instructions for building field training simulators, andguidelines for identifying rescue trainers and evaluating theircompetency as well as that of outside rescue teams.Everything you need to effectively train those working in aconfined space can truly be found within these pages and on theCD-ROM.
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About the Author
This book was written by the staff of the Workplace SafetyTraining Program as a part of the Center for Labor Educationand Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Theprogram is committed to advancing the health and safety of workersand emergency responders.
D. Alan Veasey is Director of the Workplace SafetyTraining Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He isa firefighter/EMT and a certified confined space and rope rescuetechnician. His specialty training areas are chemical safety,hazardous materials emergency response, and confined space entryand rescue.
Lisa Craft McCormick is the former curriculum coordinatorfor the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University ofAlabama at Birmingham. She is a confined space and rope rescuetechnician. Her speciality training areas include hazardousmaterials chemistry, hazardous materials emergency response, andconfined space entry and rescue.
Barbara M. Hilyer was the former director of theWorkplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama atBirmingham. She was a leading authority on training techniques foreffective safety and health training. Her specialty training areasincluded toxicology, hazard and risk assessment, andtrainingmethods.
Kenneth W. Oldfield is the Industrial Hygiene ServicesManager at the Workplace Safety Training Program at the Universityof Alabama at Birmingham. He is a certified industrial hygienist.His specialty training areas include computer applications,hazardous materials air monitoring, personal protective equipment,and respirator facepiece fit-testing.
Sam Hansen is an instructor at the Workplace SafetyTraining Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Heholds the rank of Battalion Chief in the fire service and is acertified confined space and rope rescue technician. His specialtytraining areas include hazardous materials emergency response,confined space entry and rescue, and incident managementsystems.
Theodore H. Krayer is the Training Manager at theWorkplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama atBirmingham. He is a firefighter/EMT and a certified confined spaceand rope rescue technician. His specialty training areas includehazardous materials emergency response, confined space entry andrescue, and incident management.
Table of Contents
PART I: BASIC CONFINED SPACE.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Confined Spaces.
Chapter 2. Regulatory and Administrative Aspects of ConfinedSpace Entry and Rescue.
Chapter 3. Identifying Confined Space Hazards.
Chapter 4. Air Monitoring in Confined Spaces.
Chapter 5. The Entry Permit.
PART II: PROTECTIVE MEASURES.
Chapter 6. Controlling Confined Space Hazards.
Chapter 7. Respiratory Protection.
Chapter 8. Chemical Protective Clothing.
Chapter 9. Personal Safety Equipment.
Chapter 10. Safe Use of Personal Protective Equipment.
PART III: EQUIPMENT AND ENTRY.
Chapter 11. Ropes, Webbing, Harnesses, and Hardware.
Chapter 12. Tying Knots.
Chapter 13. Rigging and Using Basic Systems for Confined SpaceOperations.
Chapter 14. Making Entry Safely.
PART IV: RESCUE.
Chapter 15. Overview of Confined Space Rescue.
Chapter 16. Rescue Team Organization and Management.
Chapter 17. Rigging and Using Rescue Systems.
Chapter 18. Packaging and transferring Patients for ConfinedSpace Rescue.
Appendix I: Permit-Required Confined Space DecisionFlowchart.
Appendix II: Examples of Permit-Reqired Confined SpacePrograms.
Appendix III: Rescue Team or Rescue Service EvaluationCriteria.