Emergency Response Products

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Response

    By Clifford Oliver

    Presenting cutting-edge domestic and international approaches, Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Response explains how to effectively plan for and manage the consequences of a catastrophe. Recognizing that a business-as-usual approach to preparing for and responding to such events is doomed to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

    By Rick Houghton

    Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Security Manager's Guide to Disasters

    Managing Through Emergencies, Violence, and Other Workplace Threats

    By Anthony D. Manley

    Terrorist or criminal attack, fire emergency, civil or geographic disruption, or major electrical failure—recent years have witnessed an increase in the number of natural disasters and man-made events that have threatened the livelihoods of businesses and organizations worldwide. Security Manager’s…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Developments in Counter-Terrorist Measures and Uses of Technology

    Edited by Helen Fenwick

    This book considers some of the most notable aspects of the legal response to the "war on terror" post- 9/11 and the use of technology to support them. It examines the shift from a criminal justice response to the creation of a parallel preventive system running in tandem with it. This system…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    CRC Press

  • Beyond Command and Control

    Leadership, Culture and Risk

    By Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons

    This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

    2nd Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Paul E. Tracy

    Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this new edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies. Arranged…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Communicating Emergency Preparedness

    Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors, Second Edition

    By Damon P. Coppola, Erin K. Maloney

    This fully revised edition of Communicating Emergency Preparedness: Practical Strategies for the Public and Private Sectors includes timely case studies, events, and references to articles and opinions about the direction of emergency preparedness communication. The authors draw upon their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    CRC Press

  • Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition

    By Robert Burke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Emergency Response

    A Human Factors and Systems Engineering Approach

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Despite preemptive preparations, disasters can and do occur. Whether natural disasters, catastrophic accidents, or terrorist attacks, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. A carefully prepared response is your best defense. Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Advances in Crisis and Emergency Management

    Theory and Practice

    By Ali Farazmand

    As the world becomes more populated and globally connected, issues in security, systems viability, and the future must be addressed and managed. This book navigates the increasingly complicated advances in theory and practice in the twin fields of crisis and emergency management. It focuses on…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15
    CRC Press

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