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ISBN-13 9780135043714ISBN-10 0135043719
ISBN-10 0135041597ISBN-13 9780135041598
Author(s): Eugene Meyer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 888

This revised fifth edition has been thoroughly updated to fully address the specific needs of firefighters and other professionals who deal with hazardous materials. This text encompasses the key aspects of safely handling hazardous materials and the response actions to be implemented during terrorist activity, hazardous transportation mishaps, and other disasters. Other updated topics include: the GHS, terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials, and new lists of hazardous materials.