Hazardous Materials Transport Books

  • Advances in State of the Art of Fire Testing

    Eleven peer-reviewed papers highlight the latest research and modifications for conducting standardized fire testing. It provides an understanding and appreciation for the results of standard fire tests and properly addresses the hazards associated with future technological advances.By standardizing the testing, the performance of different ...

  • ASTM Shipping Container Standards and Related Technical Materials: 5th Edition (Print)

    This new edition gives you all of the applicable standards, documents, and references for ASTM D 4169 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems, including: • 18 ASTM standards• 7 ISTA test methods• Rule 180• Report FPL 22ASTM D 4169 provides a uniform basis for evaluating in a laboratory the ...

  • ASTM Shipping Container Standards and Related Technical Materials: 5th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition gives you all of the applicable standards, documents, and references for ASTM D 4169 Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems, including: • 18 ASTM standards• 7 ISTA test methods• Rule 180• Report FPL 22ASTM D 4169 provides a uniform basis for evaluating in a laboratory the ...

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial

    A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an ...

  • Very Large-Scale Fires

    The first volume of its kind to explore the hazards and risks associated with massive complex fire phenomena in order to expand understanding of fire behavior. 11 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers cover: Rapid or Large Structure Fires -- Four papers explore rapidly developing fires, including the wind-driven fire at the Branch Davidian ...

  • A Guide to the Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials Accidents: 2nd Edition

    Revision of a popular ASTM manual (STP 825) provides information essential to the training of on-scene emergency responders. Arranged by Department of Transportation Hazard Class and shipment volume, and includes terms used to describe classes or materials, and incident control tactics. Flow charts take the on-scene emergency responder through a ...

  • A Guide to the Safe Handling of Hazardous Materials Accidents

    In emergency situations the hazard classification system of the Department of Transportation is useful, familiar, and available on the scene. This document is arranged by Department of Transportation Hazard Class and shipment volume. Within some classes, a distinction is made between bulk and package shipments. Bulk shipments are those that equal ...

  • How to Develop DOT Security Plans

    Shippers of the types or amounts of high-hazard materials that require annual registration under the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations, or select agents or toxins under 42 CFR 73, must have detailed security plans.  This manual will help you write your plan.  It includes risk management methodology and identifying risk control points, ...

  • HazMat: Safe & Secure (Handbook)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this handbook helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

  • HazMat: Safe & Secure (DVD)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this program helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

  • HazMat: Safe & Secure (VHS)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this program helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

  • HazMat Transportation: Awareness (Handbook)

    When you're in hazmat transportation, make sure that you have a safe journey.HazMats are not your everyday cargo, and everyone in shipping, handling, transporting and/or storing these materials must be trained in HazMat procedures. Understand DOT regulations and comply with OSHA standard 49 CFR 171-180. Scope of hazardous materials regulations ...

  • HazMat Transportation: Security Depends on You (DVD)

    Don't let HazMat fall into the wrong hands. Working with hazardous chemicals is dangerous enough, but if they fall into the wrong hands, the results can be catastrophic! But the tragedies can be averted with the simplest of procedures: proper recordkeeping and workplace awareness. Pre-trip inspection and checking your load Checking placards and ...

  • Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels

    This collection of articles, together with the two previous companion publications of 1995 and 1997, represent the most complete set of materials on the issues relating to nuclear submarine utilisation and safety when managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive wastes. The book is indispensable for scientists, engineers, shipyard technicians and ...

  • Drought and Drought Mitigation in Europe

    Drought is one of the major natural hazards, resulting in significant economic, social, and environmental costs. In Europe, water shortage is an important problem in many regions. However, despite the increasing awareness of this hazard, there is no European drought policy and institutional frameworks to cope with drought situations are only ...

  • Persistent Organic Pollutants

    Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) continue to be the subject of concern amongst the public, as well as the scientific and policy-making communities. These concerns are exemplified by the international efforts co-ordinated by the United Nations' Environment Programme and the +Economic Commission for Europe. Whilst the ultimate origin of ...

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment of Hazardous Materials Transport Systems

    This volume highlights the main procedures for assessing the regional risks resulting from dangerous goods storage, and transportation by means of different systems (i.e., road, rail, ship, and pipeline). The information in the book is based on a wide range of references and studies. The main procedural steps involved in quantitative risk ...

  • HazMat: Safe & Secure (Handbook)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this program helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

  • HazMat: Safe And Secure (DVD)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this program helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

  • HazMat: Safe And Secure (Video)

    Eliminate the threats of hazardous materials, be they in manufacturing, storage, use or transport facilities. The USA PATRIOT Act requires security awareness training for hazmat employees. And this program helps your facility comply through a complete examination of the threats that hazmats pose. Security Vulnerability AnalysisFacility security ...

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