Hazardous Materials: Regulations, Response and Site Operations

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Delmar Cengage Learning, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 550 pages
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All the regulatory requirements associated with the handling, clean-up and storage of hazardous materials (HAZWOPER) are brought together in this reader friendly book. Revisions to this edition include expanded regulations for dealing with an intentional release of a hazardous material in a terrorist incident, as well as pre-emergency plans for hazardous materials operations and response programs needed to effectively deal with natural disasters. Considered by many as an authoritative, comprehensive guide to Hazmat operations, this book examines OSHA regulations, risk evaluation, incident management, hazardous site operations, and more in order to effectively train hazmat responders.

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Paul Gantt is the President and founder of Safety Compliance Management, Inc (SCM). Paul is a retired Fire Chief Officer with over 35 years experience in the Emergency Response and Safety fields. In addition to the long list of positions held in the fire service, Paul is a life-time member and past President of the Northern California Fire Training Officer's Association. He is a Certified Safety Professional, a Registered Environmental Assessor and holds a degree in Public Administration. Through SCM, Paul develops and delivers training programs in the area of occupational safety and health. He also provides consultation services, including Expert Witness work on regulatory compliance issues. He is certified by the State of California Office of the State Fire Marshal, Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency, California EPA and the University of California to provide a wide array of training programs in areas including hazardous materials handling and response, emergency preparedness and response, occupational health and safety, and regulatory compliance.

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