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Response Manual for Combating Spills of Floating Hazardous Chemicals
 
 

Response Manual for Combating Spills of Floating Hazardous Chemicals, 1st Edition

 
Response Manual for Combating Spills of Floating Hazardous Chemicals, 1st Edition,A. Szluha,ISBN9780815512929
 
 
 

  

William Andrew

9780815512929

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254 X 178

This handbook is concerned with response methods to isolate and mitigate hazards related to the releases of floating hazardous chemicals.

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This handbook is concerned with response methods to isolate and mitigate hazards related to the releases of floating hazardous chemicals. The main thrust of the work is concerned with spills capable of emitting flammable and/or toxic vapors. Decision-making processes are outline, and methods of organizing experienced personnel, equipment and pertinent data are discussed.

Readership

Hazardous material response units, and first-responders to chemical spills.

A. Szluha

Response Manual for Combating Spills of Floating Hazardous Chemicals, 1st Edition

Part I: Response Manual for Combating Spills
1. Introduction
2. Purpose
3. The Decision-Making Process
3.1 Spill Characterization
3.2 Decision Analysis
3.3 Implementation
3.4 Feedback
4. Spill Isolation
4.1 Spill Isolation on Water
4.2 Spill Isolation on Land
4.3 Flow Reduction Techniques
5. Spill Mitigation and Removal Techniques
5.1 Vapor Suppression
5.2 Removal Techniques
5.3 In Situ Treatment Techniques
6. Special Problems
6.1 Partially Water Soluble Chemicals
6.2 Submerged Sources
6.3 Night Spills
6.4 Materials Which Rapidly Form Monolayers
6.5 Burning Spills
6.6 Boiling Liquid Expandiing Vapor Explosion
Appendix A: Physical-Chemical Characteristics of Floating CHRIS Chemicals
Appendix B: Evaluation of Spill Removal Equipment and Chemical Removal Techniques
Appendix C: Decision Making Work Sheets

Part II: Classification of Floating Chemicals and Technology Review
1. Classification of CHRIS Chemicals and State-of-the-Art Review of Containment and Recovery Technologies
Introduction
Approach
Review of Spill Cleanup Technologies
Test Programs Discussion
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix A: Physical-Chemical Characteristics of Floating CHRIS Chemicals
Appendix B: Methods of Grouping Floating CHRIS Chemicals
2. Evaluation of Foam Vapor Suppression and of Compatibility Between Spilled Chemicals and Response Equipment
Characteristics and Mechanisms of Vapor Suppression of Foam
Foam Tests at the Transportation Test Center
Chemical Compatibility Between Spilled Chemicals and Response Equipment
Appendix A: Calculational Scheme for Lag Time
Appendix B: Calculational Scheme for Mass Transport Through Foam
Appendix C: Matrix of Foam Vapor Suppression Tests
Appendix D: Foam Vapor Suppression Methods for CHRIS Chemicals that Float on Water
Appendix E: Nomenclature
References
Bibliography
 
 

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