2002 NFPA 471 Recommended Practice
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  • Description

    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)


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  • Table of Contents (2002 Edition)

    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
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