How to Respond to Hazardous Chemical Spills

By

  • W. Unterberg

Guide to assessing and responding to hazardous chemical spills.
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Audience

Safety engineers, plant managers, environmental disaster response teams.

 

Book information

  • Published: December 1988
  • Imprint: WILLIAM ANDREW
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1176-2


Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Use of the Manual2. Situation Assessment3. Selection of Countermeasures Hazardous Substance Characteristics by Class Feasible Countermeasures for Hazardous Substance by Class Countermeasure Selection Criteria by Class4. Description of Countermeasures Mechanical Containment and Displacement Physical Treatment Chemical Treatment Biological Treatment Ultimate Disposal/Destruction5. Bibliography Containment and Displacement Physical Treatment Chemical Treatment Biological Treatment DisposalAppendix A: Guidelines for Site Assessment, Entry, and ControlAppendix B: Suggested Guidelines for Selecting Chemical Protective ClothingAppendix C: Personnel and Response Equipment Decontamination