Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Manual and Desk Reference

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9780071378819: Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Manual and Desk Reference

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual & Desk Reference is a straightforward reference and training source designed to provide the site safety and health professional with a comprehensive guide to responding to emergencies involving releases or potential releases of hazardous substances. Important topics are discussed such as: Toxicology, Sampling and Analysis, Personal Protective Clothing, Chemical Incompatibility, Decontamination, Labels, Placards, and Other Identification, and Site Investigation, Control, and Emergency Response.

Designed along the lines of 29CFR 1910.120 (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulation), this manual covers the training requirements of managers, supervisors, and professionals (engineers and scientists) involved in hazardous waste site operations and includes all topics covered in the OSHA-required 40-hour training course.

The CD-ROM contains the book on PDF as well as the NIOSH Chemical Database for 2002. There are blank forms such as: site health and safety plans, checklist, worksheets, sample MSDS sheets, accident report forms, and site visit forms.

The CD also includes sample questions, practice exams and practical field exercises.

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IMPLEMENT BY THE BOOK HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS TO AVOID PENALTIES AND SAVE LIVES!

Includes a searchable companion CD-ROM containing downloadable and easily customized training aids and reference materialscovering the entire 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification Exam!

Here in a single, definitive reference is the information environmental safety and health managers, trainers for large and small organizations, and site project and plant managers need to implement effective preventive and response strategies to workplace accidents involving the release of hazardous substances--in full compliance with the 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulations.

In Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Manual and Desk Reference, experienced and expert authors cover every topic crucial to those training and managing HAZWOPER personnel.

Sections include:


* Regulations and Legislation
* Material Hazards and Chemical Incompatibility
* Toxicology
* Personal Protective Equipment
* Decontamination
* Labels, Placards, and Other Identification
* Interpreting MSDSs and International Chemical Safety Data Cards
* Overcoming Hazards in Confined Spaces
* Other Workplace Hazards--Proactive and Reactive Safety
* Sampling and Monitoring of Gases, Liquids, and Solids
* Work at Hazardous Materials Generators and at Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
* Superfund Sites and Brownfields-Site Investigation, Control, and Remediation
* Emergency Response
* Site Health and Safety System
* Exhaustive Glossary and Appendixes

Also included is a searchable Companion CD-ROM providing essential training and informational databases, and practice aids such as:


* The Table of Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Concentrations; International Chemical Safety Data Cards; NIOSH Certified Equipment List; Manual of Analytical Methods; Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards; OSHA Sampling and Analytical Methods; Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing; Specific Medical Tests Published for OSHA Regulated Substances; Toxicologic Review of Selected Chemicals; and the complete, searchable Emergency Response Guidebook.


* "Key Facts" preparatory for the 40-Hour HAZWOPER exam
* A Model Site Health and Safety Plan (HASP)
* Sample HAZWOPER exams and answer sheets
* And much more

HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATION AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE: MANUAL AND DESK REFERENCE is invaluable as a training manual as well as a life-saving reference. It answers those questions asked during the 40-hour certification process and lays the groundwork for a coherent site environmental, safety, and health compliance and emergency response plan.

About the Author:

All of the authors are Members of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

CHRISTIAN L. HACKMAN is a Certified Environmental Manager whose 25 years of hands-on experience in hazardous waste management includes work with the U. S. Navy, DuPont Engineering Test Center, and NST/Engineers, Inc. He has trained over 1,000 men and women in HAZWOPER, Emergency Response, Incident Command System, Confined Spaces, Personal Protective Equipment, Lead and Asbestos Abatement, and numerous other employee safety courses. His project experience includes site remediation design and implementation, on-site safety audits and inspections, Environmental Site Assessment, determination of long-term remediation costs for cost-cap insurance, and air and wastewater permitting projects. Mr. Hackman has, for the last four years, been the Chairperson of the New Castle County (Delaware) Chamber of Commerce -- Environmental and Engineering Forum.

E. ELLSWORTH HACKMAN III, Ph.D., P.E. has been President of NST/Engineers, Inc. since 1973; NST/Engineers is a Delaware firm engaged in safety, environmental, chemical, and quality engineering and training. Dr. Hackman is a licensed Professional Engineer in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. He has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (combustion research) from the University of Delaware, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Juniata College. He is the author of Toxic Organic Chemicals: Destruction and Waste Treatment. Dr. Hackman's experience includes PCBs waste treatment process evaluation; air pollution control system design; ISO 9000 quality systems development; and chemical plant start-up, safety, and operating instructions preparation. His hazardous materials experience includes work with propellants, explosives, biological and chemical agents, cryogenics, acids and acid gases, cyanides, and VOCs. Dr. Hackman has also led over 250 sessions of a popular corporate, in-house, continuing education program (Air Products University); and numerous seminars on the selection of processes for hazardous waste treatment.

MATTHEW E. HACKMAN is a Professional Engineer in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Texas. He is also Certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. Mr. Hackman received his B. S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware, an M. S. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton, and an MBA from Northeastern University. He is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (Senior Level) and past president of the New England ACHMM chapter. He has been responsible for the design and implementation of numerous remediation projects. Air and Wastewater permitting are a specialty. He is a Licensed Site Professional (LSP) in Massachusetts and a Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) in Connecticut. Formerly the Technical Director for a Part B TSDF, he is currently the LSP for two multimillion dollar HUD Demonstration Disposition multifamily housing renovation and remediation projects in Boston, Massachusetts.

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