Reseña del editor
Designed for environmental and emergency response professionals who encounter hazardous materials emergencies, this reader-friendly training guide not only covers all of the competencies in OSHA 29 CFR §1910.120, EPA 40 CFR §311 and NFPA 472 at the awareness operations level, but also offers beneficial information on air monitoring and special operations. Marked by its risk-based response philosophy, Hazardous Materials Operations
and Emergency Response
focuses on the safest and most efficient method for handling hazardous materials incidents. Readers are provided real-life experiences through case studies that integrate theoretical strategies with authentic HazMat situations, reinforcing the lessons covered. All-inclusive coverage features the interactions between engineering specialists, firefighters, and EMS personnel to effectively respond to hazardous materials events.
Biografía del autor
Andrew Boisvert is a nationally registered paramedic currently working in the state of Massachusetts. Additionally, he is a First Aid/ Rescue Mass First Responder/Emergency Response Instructor for the American Red Cross, American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute as well as a HAZWOPER Management Supervisor/Instructor and an OSHA Outreach Construction Safety Instructor. Andrew is the owner of Damage Control Environmental Services, which has been providing a variety of emergency response training for hazardous materials, confined space, technical rescue, and emergency medical services as well as environmental consulting services to private industry since 2000.