New! 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook for First Responders Now Available
The GPO is currently offering the Emergency Response Guidebook 2012 at a special sale price of $10.00, which includes free shipping.
The official Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is a guide for use by transporters, firefighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving a hazardous material. It is used by first responders in (1) quickly identifying the specific or generic classification of the material(s) involved in the incident, and (2) protecting themselves and the general public during this initial response phase of the incident. The ERG is updated every three to four years to accommodate new products and technology.
Added, expanded, and/or revised sections include:
The ERG is developed jointly by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Transport Canada (TC), and the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico (SCT).
Publisher: Transportation Dept., Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Description: Provides a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the materials involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident.
Year/Pages: 2012: 388 p.
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