Is an important resource for:
- Corporate and municipal managers involved in emergency management
- Organizational safety committee members
- Industrial health and safety consultants and their clients
- Graduate and undergraduate students studying emergency response issues
- Outlines both proactive and reactive strategies to reduce risk to human life, health, and property
- Describes how to form effective partnerships with government agencies and community support resources
- Defines the roles of corporate and municipal managers, planning team members, and response personnel
- Explains regulations and guidelines from key agencies including OSHA, EPA, FEMA, CDC, US Fire Administration, and more
- Makes information easy to understand with dozens of tables, illustrations, and appendices
Table of Contents
- Scope of Emergency Response.
Elements of Holistic Planning and Management.
The Emergency Response Plan.
Physical and Chemical Hazards.
Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment.
Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies.
Data and Information Management.
Monitoring Strategies and Devices.
FEMA Office Addresses.
Regional and Area OSHA Offices.
States with Approved Occupational Safety and Health Plans.
OSHA Consultation Directory.
State Emergency Response Committees.
FEMA Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry.
OSHA Training Curriculum Guidelines 29 CFR 1910.120 (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response).
Terrorism Incident Annex to the Federal Response Plan.
Presidential Decision Directive 39 (Unclassified).
National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute Courses Related to Consequence Management.
Emergency Procedures for Employees with Disabilities in Office Occupancies (U.S. Fire Administration: June 1995).
How to Prepare for Workplace Emergencies (U.S. Department of Labor OSHA (1995) Revised.)
- No. of pages: 564
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 1999
- Published: January 12, 1999
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080505619
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