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1st Edition

First Responder's Guide to Agricultural Chemical Accidents

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ISBN 9780367402655
September 30, 2020 Forthcoming by CRC Press
540 Pages

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Book Description

First Responder's Guide to Agricultural Chemical Accidents provides emergency safety and health information for 452 toxic and hazardous products. These products, frequently used by pest exterminators and farmers, include those insecticides, pesticides, rodenticides, herbicides, and fertilizers commonly transported on highways and by rail carriers. The book lists products alphabetically and includes the manufacturer and telephone number, chemical identification, physical properties, hazard ratings, neutralizing agents (when known), fire fighting agents, special warnings, evacuation distances, protective clothing, health hazard information, and emergency first aid for exposure. This important information allows any First Responder to establish a safe plan of action without having to reference the library of chemical books normally carried by a Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team (HERT).

First Responder's Guide to Agricultural Chemical Accidents is an essential reference that provides critical hazardous materials data for personnel at fire departments, law enforcement agencies, and emergency medical agencies. The book will also be useful for business or individuals that store, sell, or use agricultural chemicals.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Insecticides, Rodenticides, Fungicides, herbicides, Fumigants and Repellents, Hazardous Materials, Techincal Assistance, Addresses of Services and Producers, Sources of Information, MDresses of Services and providers.

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Foden, Charles R. | Weddell, Jack L.