chemical release emergencies Books

  • Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents

    In his book, Compendium of Chemical Warfare Agents, author Steven L. Hoenig provides all the necessary information that First Responders, Hospitals, HazMat Teams, Fire and Rescue Services, and other First Responders need to know when dealing with dangerous chemical agents.Coverage includes health effects, physical characteristics, hazards from ...

  • How to Comply with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

    This manual provides step-by-step procedures for compliance with all of the latest EPCRA requirements, including TPQ notification, MSDS submission, Tier II reports, Toxic Chemical Release Inventory reports (Form R), and emergency notification requirements.Includes print and CD ...

  • Chemicals as Intentional and Accidental Global Environmental Threats

    The main aim of the book is to perform a critical assessment of the existing knowledge of chemical threats to environmental security with special reference to the prevention of chemical releases, rapid detection, risk assessment and effective management of emergency situations and long-term consequences of chemical releases. The technologies that ...

  • Chemicals as Intentional and Accidental Global Environmental Threats

    The main aim of the book is to perform a critical assessment of the existing knowledge of chemical threats to environmental security with special reference to the prevention of chemical releases, rapid detection, risk assessment and effective management of emergency situations and long-term consequences of chemical releases. The technologies that ...

  • Tracking and Predicting the Atmospheric Dispersion of Hazardous Material Releases: Implications for Homeland Security

    For many years, communities have prepared themselves to deal with accidental atmospheric releases from industrial sites, energy facilities, and vehicles transporting hazardous materials. Today, these communities must also worry about the terrorist threat of the intentional use of chemical, biological, and nuclear (C/B/N) agents. Because of this ...

  • Tailings Management Facilities

    Tailings are fine-grained residues from the milling process, emerging as slurries that are deposited in ponds or lagoons, often confined by man-made embankments or dams. These tailings management facilities can present serious threats to the environment and to human life, especially where there is improper design, handling or management. Their ...

  • Anhydrous Ammonia (Video)

    Get a fine formula for safety when dealing with this useful but dangerous chemical. Ammonia plays a crucial role in making many of life's necessities, but it can be toxic -- even deadly. Get a fine formula for safety with this program. It covers basic facts about the substance, discusses personal protection measures and outlines highly effective ...

  • Pollutant-Solid Phase Interactions

    Growth in the numbers of organic chemicals during recent decades has been extraordinary. Most are complex compounds that are released directly and/or indirectly to the surrounding environment. A view is emerging in relation to environmental protection and hazardous substance management that (1) some organic chemicals and/or organic leachates from ...

  • Chernobyl - What Have We Learned?

    Twenty million people have been exposed to Chernobyl radionuclides through the Dnieper River aquatic pathways. This book presents a 20-year historical overview and comprehensive study results of the aquatic environment affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. During this time, many water quality management practices and countermeasures ...

  • Anhydrous Ammonia (DVD)

    Get a fine formula for safety when dealing with this useful but dangerous chemical. Ammonia plays a crucial role in making many of life's necessities, but it can be toxic -- even deadly. Get a fine formula for safety with this program. It covers basic facts about the substance, discusses personal protection measures and outlines highly effective ...

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