Accession Number:

ADA143667

Title:

Accident Management Orientation Guide

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY LABS INC ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

1983-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

231.0

Abstract:

The Accident Management Orientation Guide identifies the guidelines needed for mitigating the hazards associated with a hazardous materials HM in- service railroad derailment and a HM yard accident. The guide addresses all phases of on-scene emergency response operations from initial notification of emergency response personnel through departure from the accident scene of the cleanupdisposal teams, and resumption of normal operations. Examples of programmed decision-scenarios for handling HM rail derailments and yard accidents are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE