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Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies

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    Fourth Edition
    ISBN: 9781284112733

Michael S. Hildebrand, Gregory G. Noll, Bill Hand

A Comprehensive Reference Manual for Emergency Response Personnel Who Respond to Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies

Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies: Responding to MC/306/DOT 406 Cargo Tank Trucks Transporting Gasoline/Ethanol Blends and Fuel Oils, Fourth Edition is designed to provide public safety and industry emergency response personnel with the background information, general procedures, and response guidelines to be followed when operating at an incident involving MC/306/DOT 406 cargo tank trucks. This information will assist the user in meeting the knowledge requirements outlined in NFPA 472, Chapter 13 - Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Truck Specialty.

The Fourth Edition contains comprehensive content covering:

    MC/306/DOT 406 design and construction features
    Initial notification and response information
    Emergency response procedures
    Information on reformulated gasoline and its hazards
    Product removal and transfer operations
    Grounding and bonding considerations
    Vehicle up righting operations

The Fourth Edition features include:

    Knowledge objectives correlated to NFPA 472, Chapter 13, Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Truck Specialty.
    Heavily illustrated to show the inner workings of cargo tank truck‚Äôs mechanically pneumatically operated valves, baffles, vapor recovery system, etc.
    Photos of commercial and military cargo tank trucks and their safety features.

Table of Contents

Chapter  1  Scope, Purpose and Objectives
Chapter  2  MC-306/DOT-406 Cargo Tank Truck Design and Construction Overview
Chapter  3  General Emergency Response Procedures
Chapter  4  Product Removal and Transfer Operations
Chapter  5  Vehicle Uprighting Operations
Chapter  6  Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies Incident Management Checklists

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