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Emergency response and hazardous chemical management

Clyde B. Strong

Emergency response and hazardous chemical management

principles and practices

by Clyde B. Strong

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Published by St. Lucie Press in Delray Beach, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous substances -- Accidents -- Management.,
  • Chemicals -- Safety measures.

  • About the Edition

    With the threat of loss of life and property a reality to be faced, issues such as proper storage of highly reactive chemical agents, choice of protective clothing and gear, and the safety challenges of confined space must be faced daily. This book was written to provide the most up-to-date coverage of the management of hazardous chemicals and materials in emergency release situations. This text should be a part of the training made mandatory for all who work in the chemical, petroleum and manufacturing industries.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    StatementClyde B. Strong; T. Rick Irvin.
    ContributionsIrvin, T. Rick.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18082982M
    ISBN 101884015778

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    Do use the telephone advisory services of the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre (CANUTEC) in Canada, if needed. In the United States, use CHEMTREC, or other similar emergency response communication services. These services are available 24 hours a day and the respective telephone numbers are listed in the Emergency Response Guidebook. The Emergency Response Section, under the Office of Environmental Compliance, is tasked to meet this obligation. This section began operation with the inception of DEQ in It was initially formed within the Hazardous Waste Division with four assigned employees.

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