2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (4x6)***OP***see 2016 edition

2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (4x6)***OP***see 2016 edition

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: 9781610991193

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***OP***see 2016 edition


The 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook is a guidebook for first responders during the initial phase of a dangerous goods/hazardous materials transportation incident.  Helps satisfy 49 CFR 172.602 DOT's requirement that hazardous materials shipments be accompanied by emergency response info. Aids in emergency preparedness, planning, and training.

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The cover has been updated

• General Information (WHITE) pages – several sections have been moved to the back of the book

• Various sections have been expanded and/or revised, including:

o Shipping Documents (Papers)

o How to Use this Guidebook During an Incident o User’s Guide

o Isolation and Evacuation Distances

o Who to Call for Assistance

o Table of Placards and Initial Response Guide to Use On-Scene o Rail Car Identification Chart

o Road Trailer Identification Chart o Fire and Spill Control

o Pipeline Safety Information

o Criminal/Terrorist Use of Chemical/Biological/Radiological Agents

o Glossary o Publication Data (and related information)

o Emergency Response Telephone Numbers

• Index List of Dangerous Goods in Order of ID Number (YELLOW-bordered pages) and the Index List of Dangerous Goods in Alphabetical Order (BLUE-bordered pages):

o Addition of all new dangerous goods listed in UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods to 17th Revised Edition

• Safety Recommendation/Emergency Response Guides (“Guides,” or ORANGE-bordered pages):

o Tune-up of some guides

• Table of Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances, and the Table of Water-Reactive Materials Which Produce Toxic Gases (GREEN-bordered pages):

o Added Table 3 for six gases which are toxic by inhalation

o Tune-up of Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances

• Added a Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion (BLEVE) Chart to Fire and Spill Control Section

• Added an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Safe Standoff Distances Chart to Criminal/Terrorist Section 

  • Isbn-13 Digit: 9781610991193
  • Author-1: US DOT
  • Author-2: Transport Canada
  • Copyright/Publication Date: 2012
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 392

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