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Emergency response handbook for chemical and biological agents and weapons, 2d ed.

9781420052657

Emergency response handbook for chemical and biological agents and weapons, 2d ed.

Cashman, John R.

CRC / Taylor & Francis

2008

493 pages

$99.95

Hardcover

T55

Cashman has been writing about hazardous materials response and control for 30 years, and has published numerous magazine articles and six books on the topic. His updated resource text covers the fundamental practices and advanced tactics of emergency response to chemical and biological agents, and is designed for local hazardous materials response teams and first responders, and the federal government agencies who assist them. The text has been updated throughout to reflect the advances that have been made since 9/11, including in-depth coverage of actual response techniques and new approaches for handling critical situations caused by criminal activity, industrial accidents, and mini-epidemics; up-to-date tools such as checklists and streamlined procedures for on-scene coordination; the latest detection devices, cost/recovery and hazard analyses, diagnostic methods, pretreatments, vaccines, decontamination techniques, antidotes, and medical treatments available; and a review developments in military protocols and procedures.

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