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All the regulatory requirements associated with the handling, clean-up and storage of hazardous materials (HAZWOPER) are brought together in this reader friendly book. Revisions to this edition include expanded regulations for dealing with an intentional release of a hazardous material in a terrorist incident, as well as pre-emergency plans for hazardous materials operations and response programs needed to effectively deal with natural disasters. Considered by many as an authoritative, comprehensive guide to Hazmat operations, this book examines OSHA regulations, risk evaluation, incident management, hazardous site operations, and more in order to effectively train hazmat responders. Content:• Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents 1. Hazardous Materials Regulatory Overview 2. Hazard and Risk Assessment 3. Principles of Toxicology 4. Hazardous Materials Classes and Physical Hazards 5. Identification Systems 6. Respiratory Protection 7. Personal Protective Equipment 8. Principles of Decontamination 9. Associated Physical Hazards 10. Air and Environmental Monitoring 11. Site Control, Supervision, and Incident Management 12. Putting it All Together: Response and Site Operations Appendices • Glossary • Acronyms Index
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