Book: Handbook of Emergency Response to Toxic Chemical Releases: A Guide to Compliance
Publisher: William Andrew Publishing
This handbook has been prepared as a working reference for the safety officer,
the environmental engineer and the consultant. For the safety officer, this
handbook provides detailed guidelines and instructions in preparing Right-to-
Know Reporting Audits, establishing programs and training employees on hazard
awareness, and developing and implementing emergency response programs in the
workplace and at off-site operations.
For the environmental engineer, this handbook provides extensive technical data
on toxic chemical properties and detailed instructional aid on how to properly
prepare toxic chemical release inventory reporting. The volume contains numerous
examples on preparing SARA Title 111 chemical release reports and provides a
compendium of State and Regional contacts within the Environmental Protection
For the environmental consultant, an extensive overview of corrective action
technologies is provided. Topics covered are the general concepts of corrective
action programs, facility investigation principles, treatment technologies for wastes
and waste streams, post treatment technologies and engineering considerations for
corrective measures implementation.
The handbook additionally provides an extensive overview and comparison of
commercially available computer systems and software for chemical emergency
planning. This section provides technical guidance for hazard analysis and
identification implementing regulatory requirements and descriptions of computer
applications and systems applicable under SARA Title 111.
The volume has been organized as a desk reference and for use in training
programs such as Employee Right-to-Know and OSHA 40-Hour Hazard Worker
Training (29 CFR 1910.120). Special gratitude is extended to Noyes Publications
for the fine production of this work.