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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 9781420037517
Release 2005-03-29
Pages 688
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A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an introductory manual for waste management as mandated by Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and related statutes. The first section of the book provides an overview of the historical and regulatory development of waste management. The second section delineates the management of municipal solid waste and includes coverage of conventional (e.g. sanitary landfill, aerobic composting) and innovative (bioreactor landfill, high-solids anaerobic digestion) technologies. The third section addresses hazardous wastes and their management, including identification, transportation, and requirements for generators and for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. Disposition via incineration, chemical treatment, and land disposal are covered. The final section explores special categories of waste that often cannot find a regulatory "home" under either RCRA Subtitle D (Solid Wastes) or Subtitle C (Hazardous Wastes). Example waste types include used oil, construction and demolition debris, and electronics waste. The garbage crisis, as it became known in the late 1980s, will not go away as long as humans continue to produce materials that nature does not possess the capability to decompose. Yet there are few, if any, references that collectively and comprehensively address the management of household, industrial, commercial, and hazardous wastes. Filling this need, Waste Management Practices focuses on the entire spectrum of wastes and their management.

Basic Hazardous Waste Management Third Edition

Basic Hazardous Waste Management  Third Edition Author William C. Blackman, Jr.
ISBN-10 9781420032604
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 488
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This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. While the topics have been completely revised, the author employs the same practical approach that made the previous editions so popular. Chapters are structured to first outline the issue, subject, or technology, then to describe generic practice, and then to conclude with a summary of the statutory or regulatory approach. Blackman introduces fundamental issues such as human health hazards; the environmental impacts of toxic, reactive, and ignitable materials; the mobility, pathways and fates of released hazardous materials; and the roles of science, technology, and risk assessment in the standards-setting process. He explores hazardous waste site remediation technology, and the application of federal statutes, regulations, programs, and policies to the cleanup of contaminated sites. This text provides an introductory framework-which can serve as the foundation for a program of study in traditional as well as modern hazardous waste management-or a component of a related program. Its overview format provides numerous references to more detailed materials to assist the student or instructor in expansion on specific topics.

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.

Dictionary of Trade and Technical Terms of International Shipping

Dictionary of Trade and Technical Terms of International Shipping Author Louis-Jacques Zilberberg
ISBN-10 9781450266765
Release 2011-01
Pages 740
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SHIPPING CARRIES MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF WORLD TRADE. The world fleet of merchant ships and tankers provide the means of transport of every conceivable type of product: grain, crude oil, coal and gas, iron ore, bauxite/alumina and other raw materials, chemicals, fertilisers, vast amounts of foodstuff s, timber and construction materials without which the world economy would come to a standstill. . The globalization of the world economy has seen a huge growth in the volume of the international seaborne trade, in bulk or in containers. In parallel to its economic activity, shipping has developed a very rich, varied and specialised terminology which is not always easily understood by the lay man. With over 10 000 English entries translated in French and Spanish this dictionary should be a useful and helpful tool for the students in maritime institutes or commercial schools, the translators and the interpreters, to all the people who are interested in understanding the language of this vibrant sector of the world economy.

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.

Hazardous Material HAZMAT Life Cycle Management

Hazardous Material  HAZMAT  Life Cycle Management Author Robert Jaffin
ISBN-10 9781439873878
Release 2012-12-12
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.

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.

Hawley s Condensed Chemical Dictionary

Hawley s Condensed Chemical Dictionary Author Michael D Larrañaga
ISBN-10 9781118135150
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 1568
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1471 new definitions, 5,236 revised or updated definitions, a new Chemical Abstract Number index, and an update of all trademarks Significant expansion of both chemical and biochemical terms including the addition of biochemical terms in the emerging fields in biology and biological engineering such as synthetic biology, highlighting the merging of the sciences of chemistry and biology Updates and expands the extensive data on chemicals, trade name products, and chemistry-related definitions Adds entries for notable chemists and Nobel Prize winners, equipment and devices, natural forms and minerals, named reactions, and chemical processes Update on toxicological profiles

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.


Language Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D01750572V
Release 1997
Pages 80
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Logistics Management

Logistics Management Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015048303013
Release 1997
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Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual and Desk Reference

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual and Desk Reference Author Christian L. Hackman
ISBN-10 0071378812
Release 2002
Pages 544
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To respond to these requirements and the regulations that have become law, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response offers thirteen sections. These sections cover topics such as: Toxicology, Sampling and Analysis, Personal Protective Clothing, Chemical Incompatibility, Decontamination, Labels, Placards, and Other Identification, and Site Investigation, Control, and Emergency Response. The goal is to answer logical questions that might asked after or during the certification process. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manual contains 13 sections all containing forms and checklist that could be customized to the readers specific needs. Will contain the book on PDF as well as the relevant regulations. Blank forms such as: site health and safety plans, checklist, worksheets, sample MSDS sheets, accident report forms and site visit forms. The CD will also include sample questions, practice exams and practical field exercises.

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.