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Hazardous Materials
Awareness and Operations

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is a comprehensive text developed by the NFPA and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and provides firefighters and professionals with strategies to recognize and deal with hazmat incidents.

June 15, 2011
By Fire Fighting in Canada

june15June
15, 2011 – Firefighters must be able to recognize and size-up any
incident involving hazardous materials and understand the firefighter
role within the response plan. Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
is a comprehensive text developed by NFPA and the International
Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and provides firefighters and
professionals in training with invaluable, in-depth coverage of:

• properties and effects of hazardous materials
• calculating potential danger and initiating a response plan
• selection, use, advantages and disadvantages of PPE
• mass and technical decontamination
• evidence preservation and sampling
• product control
• rescue and recovery
• air monitoring and sampling
• illicit laboratory incidents

For more information, or to purchase this product, visit the Firehall Bookstore.

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