For courses in hazardous materials handling.
This revised fourth edition has been thoroughly updated to fully address the specific needs of firefighters and other professionals who deal with hazardous materials. This text encompasses the key aspects of safely handling hazardous materials and the response actions to be implemented during terrorist activity, hazardous transportation mishaps and other disasters.
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Eugene Meyer earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida in 1964. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Instituut voor Kernphysisch Onderzoek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1965. He served as Professor of Chemistry with tenure at Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois from 1965 to 1979. He joined the technical staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 in 1979, serving as Regional Expert in the Chemistry of Hazardous Waste and Chief of the Technical Programs Section of the Hazardous Waste Division. In 1982, he became President of Meyer Environmental Consultants, Inc., where during the course of his work to the present, he consulted with attorneys at the U.S. Department of Justice and private law firms or served in the capacity of an expert witness on more than 200 legal matters concerned with the transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances. He is now retired and lives with his wife in Las Vegas, Nevada.From the Back Cover:
This new edition of Chemistry of Hazardous Materials provides new material about hazardous materials in relation to a post-September 11th world for the emergency responder. It includes new information that introduces students to hazardous materials likely to be encountered in a terrorist event and how to effectively respond. The approach of this text will guide the non-scientist and inexperienced student through the process of understanding the chemical properties that make materials hazardous. This new edition continues the successful presentation of earlier editions by emphasizing the hazardous materials regulations established by OSHA, the .S. D.U.T., and the EPA.Features Include:
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