Adopted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the 2008 Spanish edition of NFPA 472 helps reduce accidents, injuries, illnesses, and fatalities by ensuring that responders to hazmat/WMD incidents are up to the task.
The Spanish NFPA 472 identifies the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The 2008 edition has been retitled and completely rewritten (with major chapter reorganization) to apply to ALL first responders, regardless of response discipline, who may respond to the emergency phase of such incidents. It is based on the operational philosophies that emergency responders should be trained to perform their expected tasks, and that a responder cannot safely and effectively respond to a terrorism or criminal scenario involving hazmats/WMD if they don't first understand basic hazardous materials response.
Key changes in the 2008 Spanish edition include:
(Softbound, 98 pp., 2008 Spanish Edition)