NFPA 471: Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents

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Reserve the latest guidelines for emergency services!

Revised for 2002, NFPA 471 applies to all organizations that have responsibilities when responding to hazardous materials incidents and recommends standard operating guidelines for responding to such incidents.

This vital recommended practice specifically covers:

  • Planning procedures, establishing policies, and the application of procedures to incidents
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Decontamination
  • Safety
  • Communications

(25 pp., 2002)

NFPA 471 Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents 2002 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
Chapter 3 Definitions
Chapter 4 Incident Response Planning
Chapter 5 Response Levels
Chapter 6 Site Safety
Chapter 7 Personal Protective Equipment
Chapter 8 Incident Mitigation
Chapter 9 Decontamination
Chapter 10 Medical Monitoring
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Hazardous Materials Definitions
Annex C Handling Hazardous Liquid Spills
Annex D Informational References