HazMat data [electronic resource] : for first response, transportation, storage, and security
- Richard P. Pohanish.
- 2nd ed.
- Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, c2004.
- Physical description
- xlvi, 1263 p. ; 29 cm.
- Pohanish, Richard P.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction. How to Use this Book. Conversion Factors. International Code of Signals Phonetic Alphabet. Guide to Compatibility of Chemicals. Exceptions to the Chart. Reactivity Groups. Key to Abbreviations, Symbols, and Acronyms. Chemical Records A to Z. Appendix A. Emergency Response. Appendix B. List of Marine Pollutants ( 172.101 Appendix B). Appendix C. Synonym and Trade Name Index. Appendix D. CAS Number Index. Appendix E. Chemicals Likely Involved in Terrorist Incidents.
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- Publisher's Summary
- The HazMat Data, 2nd Edition provides a detailed reference for emergency responders and people who transport chemicals. Considering the events of September 11, the book is especially oriented toward first responder and emergency management personnel. Additions to this new Second Edition include Spanish language synonyms for all entries, and an increased overall number of synonyms. New to this edition is information on chemical warfare (CW) agents and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-nerve gasses, blister agents/vesicants, "blood agents, " choking/pulmonary agents, and crowd-control agents (tear gasses, pepper sprays, etc.)-that might be used as weapons of terrorism. It clearly explains symptoms of exposure and appropriate treatment for the exposure when available, and describes what to do in an emergency situation. The book also gives the NFPA hazard classifications, as well as chemical hazard class information. Newly updated, The HazMat Data, 2nd Editio provides a comprehensive, up-to-date summary of this vital information.
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- Hazardous substances.
- Publication date
- Title Variation
- Haz Mat data
- "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
- Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2004. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader. Mode of access: World Wide Web. s2004 njun s