Emergency Response Guide Book 2020 Edition

Emergency Response Guide Book 2020 Edition
Title:
Emergency Response Guide Book 2020 Edition
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
050-000-00599-2
ISBN:
9780160955204
Description

BEFORE AN EMERGENCY - BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THIS GUIDEBOOK! First responders must be trained in the use of this guidebook.  

A guidebook intended for use by first responders during the initial phase of a transportation incident involving hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

 

Table of Contents

Shipping Papers (Documents)   1

Inside front cover How to Use this Guidebook  1

Local Emergency Telephone Numbers  2

Safety Precautions  4

Notification and Request for Technical Information 5

Hazard Classification System   6

Introduction to the Table of Markings, Labels And Placards  7

Table of Markings, Labels, and Placards and Initial Response Guide to Use On-scene  8

Rail Car Identification Chart   10

Road Trailer Identification Chart  12

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) 16

Hazard Identification Numbers Displayed On Some Intermodal Containers  18

Pipeline Transportation  22

ID Number Index (yellow pages)  28

Name of Material Index (blue pages) 92

Guides (orange pages)  156

Introduction to Green Tables  286

Protective Actions  289

Protective Action Decision Factors to Consider  291

Background on Table 1 – Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances   292

Table 1 – Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances 294

Table 2 – Water-Reactive Materials That Produce Toxic Gases .  344

Table 3 – Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for Large Spills for Different Quantities of Six Common TIH (PIH in the US) Gases  350 ERG2020 User’s Guide  354

Protective Clothing 360

Decontamination  362

Fire and Spill Control  363

BLEVE and Heat Induced Tear 365

BLEVE – Safety Precautions  366

Criminal or Terrorist Use of Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agents 368

Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Safe Stand-Off Distance  373

Glossary  375

Publication Data  386

Canada and United States National Response Centers  389

24-Hour Emergency Response Telephone Numbers  392

Audience

first responders, emergency officials and front line employees will find this resource a key information base

 

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$25.00
International Price:
$35.00
Publisher:
Department of Transportation
Key Phrases:
  • Hazardous materials
  • Fumes
  • Vapor
  • Smoke and spills
Weight:
0.9375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
04/08/2020
Last Status Update:
10/23/2020
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