A wealth of vital haz-mat data consolidated in a compact field guide. When you work with hazardous materials, comprehensive reliable information is critical to your success and safety. The new NFPA Pocket Guide to Hazardous Materials pulls together the essential requirements, tables, charts, lists, formulas, illustrations, and calculations you need into one handy volume. Complete facts and figures from leading sources bring you the full safety picture. It's an essential resource for fire service, EMS and law enforcement personnel, inspectors from the public and private sectors, industry emergency response teams, and personnel from related agencies such as EPA, DOT, FEMA, and the FBI. This powerful on-the-job tool presents the most crucial data from NFPA codes and standards, plus information from OSHA, the Department of Transportation, National Paint and Coatings Association, and more. Topics covered include: bull; bull; Chemical classification schemes--NFPA, OSHA, DOT placards bull; Health hazards--threshold limit values, permissible exposure limits, conversion factors, atmospheric monitoring bull; Storage quantity requirements--flammable/combustible liquids, oxidizers, organic peroxides bull; Container recognition--labeling systems, how to interpret label information bull; Personal protective equipment-- how to select appropriate PPE, organization by type of material bull; Fire and spill control--which foams to use with which chemicals, dilution rates bull; Emergency response--when to respond and when to evacuate, how to bring dangerous levels back to safe levels Take this convenient and portable reference with you on every job, and give yourself ready access to specialized facts. If your job involves HazMat incident response, prevention, or inspection, this book could save your life, and many others, too.CHEMICAL DATA This chapter includes several tables of chemical data that can be used by hazmat responders and planners to readily assess an emergency situation. The tables include a compilation of hazmat-relevant data, the Periodicanbsp;...
|Title||:||NFPA Pocket Guide to Hazardous Materials|
|Author||:||Amy Beasley Spencer, Guy R. Colonna|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2003-01-01|