Prepare to respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. This new edition provides first responders with information to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. The focus is detailed information about hazardous materials initial operations.
NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition
Mission-Specific Competencies from NFPA 1072:
Personal Protective Equipment
Detection, Monitoring, and Sampling
Victim Rescue and Recovery
Evidence Preservation and Public Safety Sampling
Key Features of the Text
Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
Case Study to focus student learning
Key Terms and Definition are highlighted
Warning and Caution Boxes Emphasize Safety
Review questions at the end of each chapter
40 skill sheets are provided at the end of chapters to provide step-by-step instructions to perform crucial skills.
Correlation to JPRs from NFPA 1072 and NFPA 472 in Appendix A.