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Standard of Care and Hazmat Planning, Hardback Book

Standard of Care and Hazmat Planning Hardback


Written by a hazardous materials consultant with over 40 years of experience in emergency services, the five-volume Hazmatology: The Science of Hazardous Materials, suggests a new approach dealing with the most common aspects of hazardous materials, containers, and the affected environment.

It focuses on innovations in decontamination, monitoring instruments, personal protective equipment in a scientific way utilizing common sense, and takes a risk-benefit approach to hazardous material response.

This set provides the reader with a hazardous materials "Tool Box" and a guide for learning which tools to use under what circumstances. Emergency responders are bound to a Standard of Care for response to hazardous materials incidents, based on federal law, regulations, and consensus standards.

Volume Two, Standard of Care and Hazmat Planning, presents the hazardous materials legal issues and background on the Hazmat Standard of Care, including incidents where Care was violated and the repercussions felt.

FEATURESUses a scientific approach utilizing analysis of previous incidentsSuggests guidance in developing plans for hazmat responseProvides an exploration of laws, regulations and standardsOutlines the elements of Standard of Care responseIncludes case studies and in-depth history of Standard of Care response


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages, 1 Tables, black and white; 147 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Peace studies & conflict resolution
  • ISBN: 9781138316768

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