Accession Number : ADA126636


Title :   Guidelines Manual: Post Accident Procedures for Chemicals and Propellants.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Apr 81-Jan 83,


Corporate Author : SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY LABS INC ARLINGTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Shaver,Deborah K ; Berkowitz,Robert L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a126636.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1983


Pagination or Media Count : 245


Abstract : This report presents guidelines for responding to hazardous materials transportation accidents. In particular, guidelines for reporting an accident; initiating the response communications network; first on-scene responders; assessing the accident scene; determining the magnitude of the accident and estimating the danger areas from vapor dispersion; containment; vapor suppression; handling leaks; selection of personnel, equipment and materials; firefighting; evacuation; cargo transfer, wreckage removal and cleanup/disposal activities are presented.


Descriptors :   *TRANSPORTATION , *CHEMICALS , *PROPELLANTS , *MANUALS , *ACCIDENTS , RECOVERY , REMOVAL , ENVIRONMENTS , HAZARDS , VAPORS , TOXICITY , DISSIPATION , STANDARDS , CLEANING , CONTAMINATION , DISPERSIONS , CHEMICAL CLEANING


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Safety Engineering
      Rocket Engines
      Rocket Propellants


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE