Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations Skills

This addition to the Firefighter's Handbook series contains all the information from the hazardous materials response chapters in the full version of the Firefighter's Handbook, 3rd ed.

An ideal option for fire departments, academies, and schools in which hazardous materials topics are taught in a separate course, Hazardous Materials Handbook Skills DVD: Awareness & Operations Levels meets the requirements set forth by the 2008 edition of NFPA Standard 472.

Compiled with a straightforward approach and utilizing numerous real-world examples, this DVD concentrates on providing the most current information on the hazardous materials field, including the latest in chemicals and drug labs, as well as new safety concerns when responding to such incidents.

Practical and user-friendly, this valuable resource provides the necessary information for effective response to hazardous materials incidents.


  • Respond effectively and safely with new information on NIMS and implementation during incident response
  • Stay safe with up to date information on personal protective equipment
  • Prepare for terrorist activity with reports on the latest hazardous materials crimes, including expanded information on biological terrorism
  • Remain informed with new sections on both radiation related incidents and air monitoring technology
  • Stay current with new case studies covering recent events and concerns in the field

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SpecificationsDelmar/Cengage Learning, 2009
25 minutes, fully narrated
ISBN: 978-1-4283-1089-6

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