AUTHORS: Delmar, Cengage Learning - ©2009
The latest addition to our Firefighter's Handbook series, this book contains all the information from the hazardous materials response chapters in the full version of the Firefighter's Handbook, 3E. An ideal option for fire departments, academies, and schools in which hazardous materials topics are taught in a separate course, Hazardous Materials Handbook: Awareness & Operations Levels meets the requirements set forth by the 2008 edition of NFPA Standard 472. Written with a straightforward approach and utilizing numerous real-world examples, this book concentrates on providing the most current information on the hazardous materials field, including the latest in chemicals and drug labs, as well as new safety concerns when responding to such incidents. Practical and user-friendly, this valuable resource provides the necessary information for effective response to hazardous materials incidents.