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Document ID (ISN)41021
CIS number 84-97
ISBN(s) 87762-324-4
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cashman J.R.
Title Hazardous materials emergencies, response and control
Bibliographic information Technomics Publishing Co., Inc., 851 New Holland Ave., Box 3535, Lancaster, Pa. 17604, USA, 1983. 397p. Illus. Bibl. Price: US-$45.00.
Abstract The information presented in this manual refers mostly to experience and organisations in the USA. Topics covered are: structure and duties of a hazardous materials team; description of a typical emergency involving the explosion of a propane tank-car; public safety agency response organisations, industrial response teams; strike teams; commercial response organisations; training and instruction in hazardous materials response and control; research sources and resources; impact of hazardous materials concerns on selected communities; tools of the hazardous materials trade, equipment, materials and references used by incident response teams; case histories concerning stationary plant, highway, rail, marine, pipeline, and air transport; strategies, techniques and methods of response; bibliography of reference texts.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; explosive substances; emergency organization; transport of materials; flammable substances
Descriptors (secondary) USA; piping; tankers; tank wagons; tank trucks; air transport; accident descriptions; manuals; rail transport; road transport; sea transport; explosions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials