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Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response

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Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response by D Alan Veasey
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EVERY SECOND COUNTS WHEN YOU'RE RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY INVOLVINGCONFINED SPACE-HERE'S THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PERFORMING FLAWLESS RESCUES! Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response utilizes a realistic, scenario-based approach to teach you-and your staff-the right way to respond to an incident involving a confined space. The authors provide intensive, step-by-step guidance through the challenging maze of training regulations, equipment needs, and procedures to keep your response team finely tuned and ready to go under any conditions. You'll find expert, detailed coverage of complex-and often confusing-topics such as: â The basic components of rescue â OSHA's regulations for confined space entry and rescue â Confined space entry permitting â Assessing confined space hazards â Hazardous atmospheres and how to protect entrants from them â Air monitoring in confined spaces â Selection and use of personal protective equipment â The use of ropes and rigging The CD-ROM includes the Instructor's Guide along with lesson plans and useful practice tools such as worksheets, exercise handouts, performance checklists, diagrams and equipment lists for field exercises, instructions for building field training simulators, and guidelines for identifying rescue trainers and evaluating their competency as well as that of outside rescue teams. Everything you need to effectively train those working in a confined space can truly be found within these pages and on the CD-ROM.

Author Biography

This book was written by the staff of the Workplace Safety Training Program as a part of the Center for Labor Education and Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The program is committed to advancing the health and safety of workers and emergency responders. D. Alan Veasey is Director of the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a firefighter/EMT and a certified confined space and rope rescue technician. His specialty training areas are chemical safety, hazardous materials emergency response, and confined space entry and rescue. Lisa Craft McCormick is the former curriculum coordinator for the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a confined space and rope rescue technician. Her speciality training areas include hazardous materials chemistry, hazardous materials emergency response, and confined space entry and rescue. Barbara M. Hilyer was the former director of the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was a leading authority on training techniques for effective safety and health training. Her specialty training areas included toxicology, hazard and risk assessment, andtraining methods. Kenneth W. Oldfield is the Industrial Hygiene Services Manager at the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a certified industrial hygienist. His specialty training areas include computer applications, hazardous materials air monitoring, personal protective equipment, and respirator facepiece fit-testing. Sam Hansen is an instructor at the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He holds the rank of Battalion Chief in the fire service and is a certified confined space and rope rescue technician. His specialty training areas include hazardous materials emergency response, confined space entry and rescue, and incident management systems. Theodore H. Krayer is the Training Manager at the Workplace Safety Training Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a firefighter/EMT and a certified confined space and rope rescue technician. His specialty training areas include hazardous materials emergency response, confined space entry and rescue, and incident management.
Release date NZ
December 2nd, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
512
Dimensions
217x277x25
ISBN-13
9780471778455
Product ID
3075869

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