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Hazardous Materials for First Responders

Hazardous Materials for First Responders - 2nd edition

Hazardous Materials for First Responders - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780879391126

ISBN10: 087939112X

Hazardous Materials for First Responders by International Fire Service Training Association Committee  Ed. - ISBN 9780879391126
Edition: 2ND 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: Fire Protection Publications / IFSTA
Published: 1994
International: No
Hazardous Materials for First Responders by International Fire Service Training Association Committee  Ed. - ISBN 9780879391126

ISBN13: 9780879391126

ISBN10: 087939112X

Summary

The second edition of Hazardous Materials for First Responders prepares the reader to meet the objectives for First Responder at the Awareness and Operational levels contained in NFPA 472. The manual includes information on properties of hazardous materials, recognizing and identifying hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, emergency scene command and control, incident control tactics and strategies, and decontamination. Over 350 illustrations are used to reinforce the text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Hazardous Materials
  2. Properties of Hazardous Materials
  3. Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Materials
  4. Hazard and Risk Assessment
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Command, Safety, and Scene Control
  7. Tactical Priorities and Defensive Control Strategies
  8. Incident Control Strategies and Tactics
  9. Decontamination Techniques