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Glossary for the Worldwide Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Materials

Glossary for the Worldwide Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Materials Author Malcolm A. Fox
ISBN-10 9783662118900
Release 2013-11-21
Pages 336
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Written by principal environmental scientists for a premier environmental engineering firm, this "Glossary" describes accurately and without jargon the regulations surrounding the shipping of dangerous goods around the world. It provides shippers with a handy source to identify their materials and correlate them to regulatory references.

Waste Management Practices

Waste Management Practices Author John Pichtel
ISBN-10 9781466585195
Release 2014-02-26
Pages 682
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Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and "special" wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of several forms of waste. Focusing on integrating the technical and regulatory complexities of waste management, this book covers the historical and regulatory development of waste management and the management of municipal solid wastes. It also addresses hazardous wastes and their management, from the perspectives of identification, transportation, and requirements for generators as well as the treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. Features: Covers the three main categories of wastes under regulation in the United States Incorporates an extensive set of problems, presented at the end of several chapters as appendices Includes numerous review/homework questions at the end of each chapter Highlights special categories of waste that may not fit precisely into either RCRA Subtitle D (Solid Wastes) or Subtitle C (Hazardous Wastes) In addition to the end-of-chapter problems provided in all chapters of this book, the text also contains practical exercises using data from field situations. Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition is an ideal textbook or reference guide for students and professionals involved in the management of all three categories of wastes.

Transport of Dangerous Goods

Transport of Dangerous Goods Author Emmanuel Garbolino
ISBN-10 9789400726840
Release 2012-02-13
Pages 249
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This book addresses the various risks associated with the transport of dangerous goods within a territory. The emphasis of the contributions is on methods and tools to reduce the vulnerability of both the environment and human society to accidents or malicious acts involving such transport. With topics ranging from game theory to governance principles, the authors together cover technical, legal, financial, and logistic aspects of this problem. The intended audience includes responsible persons in territorial organizations, managers of transport infrastructures, as well as students, teachers and researchers wishing to deepen their knowledge in this area.

Hazardous Material HAZMAT Life Cycle Management

Hazardous Material  HAZMAT  Life Cycle Management Author Robert Jaffin
ISBN-10 9781466588738
Release 2013-03-21
Pages 249
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It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes compliance and personal protective equipment (PPE)—but not the life cycle management of the materials that represent the hazards. A logistics treatment of the subject is needed to understand the underlying supply chain management principles and apply solutions to reduce overall use of hazardous materials. Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Management: Corporate, Community and Organizational Planning and Preparedness is organized into two thematic sections. Section I defines and classifies hazardous materials and covers the U.S. regulatory framework and standards governing the transport and use of such materials. Section II examines institutional and organizational program elements and provides guidelines for developing these programs to reduce liability and risk while lowering point-source pollution and total hazardous waste production. The logistics approach to hazardous materials yields exponential benefits in costs and the reduction or elimination of such materials. It limits organizational liability and, at the same time, reduces the costs associated with hazardous waste management and disposal. This book serves as an integrative reference offering a better understanding of hazardous materials use, life cycle management, consumption, and waste reduction at a holistic, strategic level.

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook Author U.S. Department of Transportation,
ISBN-10 9781510726208
Release 2018-01-02
Pages 400
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If you came upon an overturned truck on the highway that was leaking, would you be able to identify if it was hazardous and know what steps to take? Does the identification number 60 indicate a toxic substance or a flammable solid, in the molten state at an elevated temperature? Does the identification number 1035 indicate ethane or butane? What is the difference between natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas distribution pipelines? Questions like these and more are answered in the 2016 update of the Emergency Response Guidebook. Learn how to identify symbols for vehicles carrying toxic, flammable, explosive, radioactive, or otherwise harmful substances and how to respond once an incident involving those substances has been identified. Always be prepared in situations that are unfamiliar and dangerous and know how to rectify them. Keeping this guide around at all times will ensure that, if you were to come upon a transportation situation involving hazardous substances or dangerous goods, you will be able to help keep others and yourself out of danger. With color-coded pages for quick and easy reference, this is the official manual used by first responders in the United States and Canada for transportation incidents involving dangerous goods or hazardous materials.

Hawley s Condensed Chemical Dictionary

Hawley s Condensed Chemical Dictionary Author Gessner Goodrich Hawley
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D00379898G
Release 1997
Pages 1229
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Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 15th Edition is a compilation of technical data and descriptive information covering thousands of chemicals and chemical phenomena, trade name products, processes, reactions, products, and related terminology. Updates and expands the coverage from the previous edition. Adds entries for notable chemists and Nobel Prize winners, equipment and devices, natural forms and minerals, named reactions, and chemical processes. Provides concise, condensed, and prompt definitions of terms and phenomena in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, and more. Is ideal for those with only minutes to devote to any given chemical substance or topic.

HazMat World

HazMat World Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047807618
Release 1989-01
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HazMat World has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from HazMat World also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full HazMat World book for free.

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Author United Nations
ISBN-10 9211391091
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 12
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This is an amendment to the 4th revised edition of the manual (2004, ISBN 9211390877) which sets out the UN schemes for the classification of certain types of dangerous goods and gives descriptions of the test methods and procedures for the classification of substances and articles for transport.

Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering

Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering Author Per-Anders Persson
ISBN-10 084938978X
Release 1993-10-25
Pages 560
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Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering covers the practical engineering aspects of many different kinds of rock blasting. It includes a thorough analysis of the cost of the entire process of tunneling by drilling and blasting in comparison with full-face boring. Also covered are the fundamental sciences of rock mass and material strength, the thermal decomposition, burning, shock initiation, and detonation behavior of commercial and military explosives, and systems for charging explosives into drillholes. Functional descriptions of all current detonators and initiation systems are provided. The book includes chapters on flyrock, toxic fumes, the safety of explosives, and even explosives applied in metal working as a fine art. Fundamental in its approach, the text is based on the practical industrial experience of its authors. It is supported by an abundance of tables, diagrams, and figures. This combined textbook and handbook provides students, practitioners, and researchers in mining, mechanical, building construction, geological, and petroleum engineering with a source from which to gain a thorough understanding of the constructive use of explosives.

Hazardous Chemicals

Hazardous Chemicals Author T.S.S. Dikshith
ISBN-10 9781439878217
Release 2013-05-06
Pages 680
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An easily accessible guide to scientific information, Hazardous Chemicals: Safety Management and Global Regulations covers proper management, precautions, and related global regulations on the safety management of chemical substances. The book helps workers and safety personnel prevent and minimize the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemical substances, which often result in toxic or explosive hazards. It also details safety measures for transportation of chemical substances by different routes, such as by road, rail, air, and sea. Discusses different aspects of potentially toxic and hazardous chemicals in simple and comprehensive language Provides toxicity and health effects of chemicals in simple, nontechnical language Covers scientific information on hazardous and potentially dangerous chemical substances at workplaces Offers fundamental knowledge about the biological and health effects of hazardous and potentially toxic chemicals in a comprehensive way Includes recent developments on safety management of hazardous and potentially toxic chemicals and related global regulations The author discusses the importance of knowledge in avoiding negligence during the use and handling of hazardous chemical substances. He stresses the importance of proper management and judicious application of each chemical substance irrespective of the workplace and eventually shows how safety and protection of the user, workplace, and the living environment can be achieved.

Hazardous Materials Chemistry

Hazardous Materials Chemistry Author Armando S. Bevelacqua
ISBN-10 1401880908
Release 2005
Pages 96
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New to the second edition of Hazardous Materials Chemistry, the Field Operations Guide offers firefighters working in the field a reference for quickly identifying and responding to hazardous materials. By translating the classroom training into response in the field, responders can assist in critical decision-making at the scene of the incident using vital information, reference tables and figures drawn from the book - making this a valuable resource for any hazardous materials responder.

Revised Recommendations on the Safe Transport of Dangerous Cargoes and Related Activities in Port Areas

Revised Recommendations on the Safe Transport of Dangerous Cargoes and Related Activities in Port Areas Author International Maritime Organization
ISBN-10 9280114727
Release 2007
Pages 128
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Guidance on the safe transport of dangerous cargoes (covering oils, noxious liquid chemicals and gases carried in bulk, solid bulk materials possessing chemical hazards, solid bulk materials hazardous only in bulk, harmful substances in packaged form) and related activities in port areas as part of the transport chain was first circulated by the IMO in 1973. This is the 3rd edition of the guidance which includes a new chapter on security provisions, a new annex on fumigation of cargo areas, a new glossary of terminology and up-to-date recommendations for the IMDG Code and other relevant codes.

Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Author Kirk-Othmer
ISBN-10 0471517003
Release 1989-11-02
Pages 1352
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An authoritative l300-page condensation of the Third Edition of the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (25 volumes plus supplement volume). Approximately 1,100 articles were abridged and condensed from the original and reviewed by the author and other experts for accuracy. Cross references, index, extensive tables, charts, and general references.


Language Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D01750572V
Release 1997
Pages 80
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Language has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Language also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Language book for free.

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015048303013
Release 1997
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Hazardous Chemicals Handbook

Hazardous Chemicals Handbook Author P A CARSON
ISBN-10 9780080523798
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 378
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Summarizes core information for quick reference in the workplace, using tables and checklists wherever possible. Essential reading for safety officers, company managers, engineers, transport personnel, waste disposal personnel, environmental health officers, trainees on industrial training courses and engineering students. This book provides concise and clear explanation and look-up data on properties, exposure limits, flashpoints, monitoring techniques, personal protection and a host of other parameters and requirements relating to compliance with designated safe practice, control of hazards to people's health and limitation of impact on the environment. The book caters for the multitude of companies, officials and public and private employees who must comply with the regulations governing the use, storage, handling, transport and disposal of hazardous substances. Reference is made throughout to source documents and standards, and a Bibliography provides guidance to sources of wider ranging and more specialized information. Dr Phillip Carson is Safety Liaison and QA Manager at the Unilever Research Laboratory at Port Sunlight. He is a member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, of the Institution of Chemical Engineers' Loss Prevention Panel and of the Chemical Industries Association's `Exposure Limits Task Force' and `Health Advisory Group'. Dr Clive Mumford is a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the University of Aston and a consultant. He lectures on several courses of the Certificate and Diploma of the National Examining Board in Occupational Safety and Health. [Given 5 star rating] - Occupational Safety & Health, July 1994 - Loss Prevention Bulletin, April 1994 - Journal of Hazardous Materials, November 1994 - Process Safety & Environmental Prot., November 1994

The Geography of Transport Systems

The Geography of Transport Systems Author Jean-Paul Rodrigue
ISBN-10 9781317210108
Release 2016-12-19
Pages 440
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This expanded and revised fourth edition of The Geography of Transport Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application. Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation and focuses on how the mobility of passengers and freight is linked with geography. The book is divided in ten chapters, each covering a specific conceptual dimension, including networks, modes, terminals, freight transportation, urban transportation and environmental impacts, and updated with the latest information available. The fourth edition offers new material on the issues of transport and the economy, city logistics, supply chains, security, energy, the environment, as well as a revised content structure. With over 160 updated photographs, figures and maps, The Geography of Transport Systems presents transportation systems at different scales ranging from global to local and focuses on different contexts such as North America, Europe and East Asia. This volume is an essential resource for undergraduates studying transport geography, as well as those interested in economic and urban geography, transport planning and engineering. A companion web site, which contains additional material, has been developed for the book and can be found here: