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Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

Rick Houghton
February 19, 2018

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and...

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Microorganisms and Bioremediation

Edgardo R. Donati
January 05, 2018

This book serves as a knowledge bank for researchers and graduate students in microbiology, chemistry, and environmental sciences, among others. It focuses on heavy metal in the environment and describes methodologies to immobilize and mobilize heavy metals. It also provides case studies which may...

Precautionary Labels for Chemical Containers

N. Langerman
December 13, 2017

This book focuses on chemical labels-the regulations behind them, the content and format, and how they are used. It looks at labels with relation to worker protection, because the chemical label is the single most important protective item workers will encounter in their day-to-day handling of...

Identifying and Regulating Carcinogens

Lewis Publishers
December 12, 2017

This excellent resource describes the various Federal agency programs, guidelines, laws, and requirements regarding potential exposure to carcinogens in the environment-ambient air, water, and soil-workplace environment-food and drugs and other consumer products. It covers 16 different programs,...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan
December 11, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

Hazardous and Industrial Wastes: Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference

0 Assaf-Anid
November 29, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference is an annual meeting that brings together engineering and science professional from academia, government, and industry. This text presents the presentations made at this event....

First Responders Handbook: An Introduction, Second Edition

Michael L. Madigan
September 07, 2017

The objective of this handbook is to make available in a quick reference form, the information to enhance and support the response capabilities of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials response teams, law enforcement officers, bomb squads, medical doctors and nurses,...

WASTES – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II: Selected Papers from the 4th Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017

Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Maria de Lurdes Lopes
August 31, 2017

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II contains selected papers presented at the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place 25-26 September 2017 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal....

Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identification

James B. Crippin
July 27, 2017

Chemicalsare a part of daily life and can be found all around us. Many common chemicals when mixed improperly � whether intentionally or not � can pose serious consequences to those who come in contact with them. Written by an author who is an experiencedhazmat-qualifiedfirst responder,...

Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment

Sharon L. Zuber, Michael C. Newman
June 07, 2017

How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of...

HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

Michael L. Madigan
June 02, 2017

The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will...

Geologic Disposal of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste

Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong, Masashi Nakano
April 21, 2017

This book will address concepts and techniques for preparation and disposal of low- (LLW) and intermediate-level (ILW) radioactive waste from the nuclear industry, the weapons industry, university labs, research institutes, and from the commercial industry. It will aid decision-makers in finding...

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