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Hazardous Materials Awareness And Operations available in Paperback
A Fire Fighter's Ability To Recognize An Incident Involving Hazardous Materials Is Critical. They Must Possess The Knowledge Required To Identify The Presence Of Hazardous Materials And Weapons Of Mass Destruction (WMD), And Have An Understanding Of What Their Role Is Within The Response Plan. Hazardous Materials Awareness And Operations Will Provide Fire Fighters And First Responders With These Skills And Enable Them To Keep Themselves And Others Safe While Mitigating These Potentially Deadly Incidents.
Hazardous Materials Awareness And Operations Is The Center Of An Integrated Teaching And Learning System That Combines Groundbreaking Content With Dynamic New Features To Support Instructors And To Help Prepare Students For The Job. The Text Meets And Exceeds The Requirements For Fire Fighter I And II Certification And Satisfies The Core Competencies For Operations Level Responders Including The Eight Mission-Specific Responsibilities For First Responders Within The 2008 Edition Of NFPA 472, Standard For Competence Of Responders To Hazardous Materials/Weapons Of Mass Destruction Incidents. Additionally, The Material Presented Also Exceeds The Hazardous Materials Response Requirements Of The Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) And The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Hazardous Materials Awareness And Operations Provides In-Depth Coverage Of: The Properties And Effects Of Hazardous Materials And Wmds; How To Calculate Potential Danger And Initiate A Response Plan; Selection, Use, Advantages, And Disadvantages Of Personal Protective Equipment; Performing Mass And Technical Decontamination; Performing Evidence Preservation And Sampling; Performing Product Control.
Performing Air Monitoring And Sampling; Performing Victim Rescue And Recovery; And Responding To Illicit Laboratory Incidents.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter1 Regulations, Standards, and Laws
Chapter2 Recognizing and Identifying the Hazards
Chapter3 Properties and Effects
Chapter4 Understanding the Hazards
Chapter5 Estimating Potential Harm and Planning a Response
Chapter6 Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter7 Responder Health and Safety
Section3 Operations Mission-Specific
Chapter8 Personal Protective Equipment
Chapter9 Technical Decontamination
Chapter10 Mass Decontamination
Chapter11 Evidence Preservation and Sampling
Chapter12 Product Control
Chapter13 Victim Rescue and Recovery
Chapter14 Response to Illicit Laboratories
Chapter15 Operating Detection, Monitoring and Sampling Equipment
AppendixA An Extract from NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition
AppendixB An Extract from NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/ Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2018 Edition
AppendixC NFPA 1072 and 472 Correlation Guide
AppendixD OSHA 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response