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Hazardous Materials Handbook: Awareness & Operations Levels

Delmar Cengage Learning

The latest addition to our Firefighter's Handbook series, this book contains all the information from the hazardous materials response chapters in the full version of the Firefighter's Handbook, Third Edition. An ideal option for fire departments, academies, and schools in which hazardous materials topics are taught in a separate course, Hazardous Materials Handbook: Awareness & Operations Levels meets the requirements set forth by the 2008 edition of NFPA Standard 472. Written with a straightforward approach and utilizing numerous real-world examples, this book concentrates on providing the most current information on the hazardous materials field, including the latest in chemicals and drug labs, as well as new safety concerns when responding to such incidents. Practical and user-friendly, this valuable resource provides the necessary information for effective response to hazardous materials incidents.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2008
  • Pages: 257
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.80in - 8.43in - 0.55in - 1.45lb
  • EAN: 9781428319714
  • Categories: Fire Science

Praise for this book

"Each of the chapters is technically accurate which provides the user with good information...the text is easy to read and the graphics are excellent examples of the text." Glen Rudner, Hazardous Materials Officer, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Dumfries, VA
"I have found the material to be very valuable to the firefighter....new technologies and HazMat trends are addressed very nicely ...[this book] contains excellent HazMat responder information for the Awareness and first responder Operations Levels." Robert W. Royall, Jr., Chief of Emergency Operations, Harris County Fire Marshals Office, Humble, TX