Hazardous Materials Handbook, Network Version

 
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Hazardous Materials Handbook used Chemical Hazards Response Information System (CHRIS) Manual, a multi-volume loose-leaf publication from the U.S. Coast Guard, as the model and starting point. This well-regarded resource was updated, expanded and reorganized to create a convenient, next-generation handbook offering greater range, depth and relevance of information required by those who must control the effects and aftermath of chemical spills and incidents on business, employees, and the environment.

This corrected, updated and expanded CD-ROM version of the U.S. Coast Guard's Chemical Hazards Response Information System (CHRIS) Manual features widely used and transported industrial materials including, practical hands on data and technical data as well as chemical properties. A portable and easier to use version of the CHRIS Manual, this new resource covers more than 1,240 substances, while also improving on the original by including a CAS index, synonym index, and a helpful identification section with new fields and vital ID information moved to the front of each record for easy accessibility.

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Hazardous Materials Handbook Richard P. Pohanish Stanley A. Greene With Pohanish and Greene’s Hazardous Materials Handbook, the search for critical data on commonly used industrial materials becomes easier, more reliable, and more productive than ever before. Safety, environmental, and emergency response professionals no longer have to rely on an assortment of unwieldy references offering differing formats and lacking quick-reference indexes. The authors have used the Chemical Hazards Response Information System (CHRIS) Manual, a multi-volume, loose-leaf publication from the U.S. Coast Guard, as the model and starting point. This well-regarded resource was updated, expanded, and reorganized, to create a convenient, next-generation handbook offering greater range, depth, and relevance of information required by those who must manage the aftermath of chemical spills and other incidents as well as the effects on businesses, employees, and the environment. The Hazardous Materials Handbook features:

  • Reports on more than 1,240 of the most commonly used hazardous materials, including nearly 100 materials never before included in similar references.
  • Extensive chemical synonym and trade name sections that include many foreign names, and RCRA and RTECS numbers. New CAS and synonym indexes provide quick access to the entries.
  • Identifications conveniently located at the beginning of each entry.
  • New and updated fields include: DOT ID numbers, DOT proper shipping names, DOT Guide numbers, STCC numbers; RCRA and/or CERCLA reportable quantities; initial isolation and protective action distances; labelling requirements; full-text NIOSH and OSHA respirator selection recommendations; ACGIH, NIOSH, and OSHA exposure limits; short term exposure limits; IDLH values; electrical hazard information; the latest NFPA hazard classifications; conversion factors for ppm to mg/m3; water and other materials reactivity information....and much more.
Compact, portable, and rich with practical know-how, Hazardous Materials Handbook is a must for any professional or company who must manage risks associated with dangerous industrial substances. With this remarkable timesaving resource, vital information gets to those who need it as quickly and accurately as possible.

About the Author:

About the Authors Richard P. Pohanish is a veteran of scientific and technical publishing, former Executive Vice President of Van Nostrand Reinhold, and former President of VNR Information Services. He has written extensively on the use of computer systems for managing hazardous substances. STANLEY A. GREENE has held publishing and marketing responsibilities in information-oriented publishing companies—Legal Intelligencer, Auerbach Corporation, and Lawyer’s Cooperative Publishing Company—and was President and owner of Warman Publishing Company. He holds a degree in chemistry from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the Wharton School. Richard Pohanish and Stanley Greene are co-authors of Hazardous Substance Resource Guide, chosen by the American Library Association in 1994 as a Notable Resource.

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