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Pohanish, Richard P.

HazMat Data: For First Response, Transportation, Storage, and Security

Pohanish, Richard P. - HazMat Data: For First Response, Transportation, Storage, and Security, ebook

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The HazMat Data, 2nd Edition provides a detailed reference for emergency responders and people who transport chemicals. Considering the events of September 11, the book is especially oriented toward first responder and emergency management personnel. Additions to this new Second Edition include Spanish language synonyms for all entries, and an increased overall number of synonyms. New to this edition is information on chemical warfare (CW) agents and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-nerve gasses, blister agents/vesicants, "blood agents," choking/pulmonary agents, and crowd-control agents (tear gasses, pepper sprays, etc.)-that might be used as weapons of terrorism. It clearly explains symptoms of exposure and appropriate treatment for the exposure when available, and describes what to do in an emergency situation. The book also gives the NFPA hazard classifications, as well as chemical hazard class information. Newly updated, The HazMat Data, 2nd Editio provides a comprehensive, up-to-date summary of this vital information.

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2004
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
1263 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780471726104
Printed ISBN
9780471273288

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