you are trained to the operations, technician or command level, the
first task of every first responder to a hazmat or WMD emergency is the
same. It's size up - or what the NFPA standard on hazmat competencies
calls Analyzing the Incident. A systematic risk-based response begins
with an analysis of the problem - assessing the hazards, evaluating the
potential consequences and then choosing the best response actions.
Implementing the Response DVD is the fourth program in the Hazmat
is designed to provide training and information to all personnel who
seek or wish to improve their competencies as hazmat responders. This
program is ideal whether you have new recruits
to train or want to provide a stimulating refresher for your team.
The Hazmat Legend Series showcases twenty-seven of the nation's leading hazmat
responders, with more 966 years of boots on the ground experience, who provide
an inside view of NFPA 472. As influential instructors,
widely read authors and hazmat responders, they have seen it all and now in
this exciting and comprehensive program they reveal important lessons they've learned that can help improve your team's response actions.
Once information has been gathered, hazards assessed, and
the potential consequences evaluated, a plan is developed to respond to the
incident. In this program, the legends discuss how the Incident
Commander puts that plan into action.
Topics covered include:
Implementing the planned response to favorably change the
Describing the response objectives for hazardous
Establishing and maintaining scene control;
Selecting the personal protective equipment required for a
given action plan;
Minimizing the potential harm from heat and cold effects;
Ensuring that recognized hazardous materials/WMD safe
practices are followed at an incident;
Identifying safety precautions for potential response options;
Preserving evidence at the scene.
Included in the package is a Resource CD-ROM with testing
materials, a risk management case study and additional resources that
will help instructors
with seminar presentations.
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Implementing the Response DVD includes materials from in-depth
interviews with 19 legendary hazmat responders who are listed here in their
order of appearance in the program. With over 900 combined years of experience
in hazmat response, they have been involved in every kind of hazmat incident,
including the Crescent City Disaster,the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade
Center and the Pentagon, Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, Iraq,
Afghanistan, plane crashes, pipeline ruptures, bombings, BLEVES and interdiction
of drug labs.They are well known
nationally and internationally as authors, lecturers, teachers, and standards