This revised fifth edition has been thoroughly updated to fully address the specific needs of firefighters and other professionals who deal with hazardous materials. This text encompasses the key aspects of safely handling hazardous materials and the response actions to be implemented during terrorist activity, hazardous transportation mishaps, and other disasters. Other updated topics include: the GHS, terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials, and new lists of hazardous materials.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Features of Matter and Energy
Chapter 3: Flammable Gases and Flammable Liquids
Chapter 4: Chemical Forms of Matter
Chapter 5: Principles of Chemical Reactions
Chapter 6: Use of the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations by Emergency
Chapter 7: Chemistry of Some Common Elements
Chapter 8: Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials
Chapter 9: Chemistry of Some Water-Reactive Substances
Chapter 10: Chemistry of Some Toxic Substances
Chapter 11: Chemistry of Some Oxidizers
Chapter 12: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds I
Chapter 13: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds II
Chapter 14: Chemistry of Some Polymeric Materials
Chapter 15: Chemistry of Some Explosives
Chapter 16: Radioactive Materials
Appendix A: Table of Elements and Atomic Weights
Hazardous Materials Index
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