OPERATING SAFELY IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS by Joseph A. CocciardiOPERATING SAFELY IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS by Joseph A. Cocciardi

OPERATING SAFELY IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS

byJoseph A. Cocciardi

Paperback | September 10, 2012

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Operating Safely in Hazardous Environments, Second Edition is designed to meet the many training/certification regulations required of employees working in:Waste operations (including Hazardous Waste Operations and Treatment, Storage and Disposal (TSD) Facilities)Permit-required confined spaces and enclosed areasEmergency response situationsToxic materials-work with Asbestos, Lead, Mold/Fungi and Hazardous ChemicalsWork at heights, on scaffolding, and in trenches and excavationsThis program will easily and effortlessly lead you through a review of the knowledge necessary to continue to work in these dangerous areas, including:Public and workplace hazard detectionIdentification of hazardous situations and eventsMitigation of dangersOperations in these dangerous environmentsProviding both review materials and exercises to foster discussion and test your knowledge, this program will provide a thorough practice of skills associated with operating safely in each type of hazardous environment.The Second Edition has been revised to reflect updates in technology, equipment, and regulations. New content includes:The National Incident Management Systems (NIMS): a comprehensive, national approach to incident and organizational management that coordinates both public and private responses to hazard scenarios. The NIMS is required to be adopted by all jurisdictions that support a federal activity or receive federal funding or grants.Basic life support review: first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) informationLead, asbestos, and fungal remediation protocols
Title:OPERATING SAFELY IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTSFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 2012Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:144960966X

ISBN - 13:9781449609665

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Public and Occupational Safety and Health: A Historical PerspectiveChapter 2: Current Regulations, Regulatory Agencies, and Professional Associations: Roles and Responsibilities Chapter 3: Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous EnvironmentsChapter 4: Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous MaterialsChapter 5: Quantifying Hazardous EnvironmentsChapter 6: Protective PlanningChapter 7: Personal Protective EquipmentChapter 8: DecontaminationChapter 9: Responding to EmergenciesChapter 10: Medical Monitoring and Occupational HealthChapter 11: Personal SafetyAppendix A Bloodborne Pathogen Information Appendix B Substance Information: Asbestos and the Asbestos StandardAppendix C Lead and the Lead StandardAppendix D Substance Information: Fungal Hazard Summary