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NCJ Number: 36395 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL EMERGENCIES - TRAINING KEY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Publication Number: 203
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TRAINING KEY EXAMINES PROCEDURES FOR THE POLICE OFFICER'S ON-THE-SCENE EVALUATION OF POSSIBLE DANGER FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A TRUCK WHICH IS TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS.
Abstract: DISCUSSED ARE THE MAIN SOURCES OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE POLICE OFFICER AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE TO AID IN THE ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL HAZARD AND HOW TO UTILIZE THEM. THESE INCLUDE THE SHAPE OF THE TRUCK, PLACARDS ON THE TRUCK, SHIPPING PAPERS, LABELS ON CONTAINERS, CHEM-CARDS (EMERGENCY INFORMATION CARDS OFTEN CARRIED IN THE TRUCK), AND THE DRIVER HIMSELF. A DISCUSSION GUIDE AND QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BASED ON THE TEXT ARE INCLUDED. FOR THE TRAINING KEY ON HANDLING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL EMERGENCIES, SEE NCJ-36396.
Index Term(s): Accident investigation training; Course materials; Emergency procedures; Hazardous substances or materials; Patrol procedures; Traffic accident management
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