Fire Department Incident Safety Officer


Author: David W. Dodson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284041956
Category: Political Science
Page: 384
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The third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest trends, information, and best-practices needed by current and aspiring Incident Safety Officers (ISO’s). Developed in partnership with the Fire Department Safety Officer’s Association and based on the 2015 Edition of NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, this authoritative resource focuses uniquely on the roles, responsibilities, and duties for fire service officers assigned to the incident command staff position of safety officer. From smoke reading to alternative energy sources to green construction buildings, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Third Edition is loaded with up-to-date information needed to keep fire department members safe, including: A new chapter dedicated to the Incident Safety Officer at Training Drills and Special Events Entire chapters devoted to important topics like reading smoke, reading buildings,

Basic Of Transport And Storage Of Radioactive Materials


Author: Wille Frank,Volzke Holger,Saegusa Toshiari
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9813234059
Category: Science
Page: 400
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Safe and secure transport and storage of radioactive materials are essential for sustainable nuclear fuel cycle. The basic technologies are matured, but they have been progressively developed to make transport and storage safer and more secure. Safe and secure culture that encourages a questioning and learning attitude and that discourages complacency should be fostered and maintained. This book provides current basis of safe and secure transport and storage so that those technologies can be readily traced, improved, or modified, if necessary, for and by the future generations. This book overviews current available information in the literature. It also covers advanced technology on similar subjects in the literature. On top of that, new and valuable subjects are introduced for readers to grasp the wide spectrum of the safe and secure transport and storage technology. The contents are arranged and divided into three sections, I: Safety of Transport, II: Safety of Storage, III: Security of Transport and Storage. Contents: Introduction (T Saegusa) Transport: Safety of Transport (G Sert and K Sorenson) Performance of UF6 Packages Under Water Immersion (C Itoh and T Saegusa) Performance of UF6 Packages Under Fire Accident Conditions (G Sert, K Shirai and M Wataru) Radiological and Toxic Impacts and Preparedness for Transport Accidents Involving Release of UF6 (G Sert) Performance of Packages with Transport Frame Under Drop Accidents (C Itoh and T Saegusa) Internal Cask Content Collision During Drop Tests (V Ballheimer, T Quercetti and F Wille) Codification of Ductile Cast Iron Cask (T Saegusa and T Arai) SNF and HLW Package Assessment Under Fire Impac (G Sert and B Eckert) Performance of SNF and HLW Packages Under Immersion Accident (C Itoh and T Saegusa) Aging Management for Transport (Post-Storage Transport of Dual Purpose Package for Spent Fuel) (T Saegusa Chapte) Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel (D J Ammerman) Internal Pressure Build-up of Waste Packages with Wet Contents Under Fire Impact (M Nehrig and F Wille) Radiological Impact of Sea Transport Accident (D Tsumune) Design Loads and Allowable Stresses in Package Attachment Points (G Sert and M Moutarde) Experience Feedback for Assessment of Transport Package Design Safety Reports (G Sert and M-T Caillard-Lizot) Security of Transport and Storage: Security of Transport and Storage (M Hirose, O Loiseau and G Sert) Enhancement of Physical Protection Measures Reflecting the Accident of Fukushima Daiichi NPP and INFCIRC/225/Revision 5 (T Iida, K Tanuma, K Ochiai and T Yamaguchi) Safety of Storage: Safety of Storage (T Saegusa) Long-term Metal Seal Performance (H Völzke and D Wolff) Aging Management Program for Spent Fuel Storage (T Saegusa) Chloride Induced Stress Corrosion Cracking (M Wataru, K Shirai, J Tani, M Goto and T Saegusa) Advanced Monitoring of Containment of Canister (H Takeda) Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage (G Bjorkman and T Saegusa) Readership: Advanced graduate students and researchers in the field of nuclear engineering and nuclear waste management. Keywords: Transportation;Storage;Security;Radioactive Material;Technical Basis;Package;CaskReview: Key Features: This book was written by international experts to provide most advanced techn

2012 Emergency Response Guidebook

A Guidebook for First Responders During the Initial Phase of a Dangerous Goods/hazardous Materials Transportation Incident
Author: N.A
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160904363
Category: Hazardous substances
Page: 388
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Emergency Response Guidebook

A Guidebook for First Responders during the Initial Phase of a Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials Transportation Incident
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626363765
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 400
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Does the identification number 60 indicate a toxic substance or a flammable solid, in the molten state at an elevated temperature? Does the identification number 1035 indicate ethane or butane? What is the difference between natural gas transmission pipelines and natural gas distribution pipelines? If you came upon an overturned truck on the highway that was leaking, would you be able to identify if it was hazardous and know what steps to take? Questions like these and more are answered in the Emergency Response Guidebook. Learn how to identify symbols for and vehicles carrying toxic, flammable, explosive, radioactive, or otherwise harmful substances and how to respond once an incident involving those substances has been identified. Always be prepared in situations that are unfamiliar and dangerous and know how to rectify them. Keeping this guide around at all times will ensure that, if you were to come upon a transportation situation involving hazardous substances or dangerous goods, you will be able to help keep others and yourself out of danger. With color-coded pages for quick and easy reference, this is the official manual used by first responders in the United States and Canada for transportation incidents involving dangerous goods or hazardous materials.

The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648105
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

Hot Zone

Ebola, das tödliche Virus
Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: Knaur eBook
ISBN: 3426434571
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 368
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Richard Prestons populärwissenschaftlicher Tatsachen-Thriller liest sich spannender als jeder Horror-Roman. Preston berichtet darin über die ersten Infektionen mit dem Ebola-Virus vor über vierzig Jahren. Sein Tatsachenthriller von 1998 ist immer noch hochaktuell, wie die schreckliche Ebola-Epidemie in Zentralafrika gerade zeigt. Ebola gehört zu den gefährlichsten Killerviren. Diese aus dem Afrikanischen Regenwald stammenden sogenannten „Filoviren“, können einen Menschen auf grausamste Art und Weise töten. Das Virus löst innerhalb weniger Tage die inneren Organe auf, und der Erkrankte verblutet von innen. Das Virus ist zudem extrem ansteckend, und weltweit gibt es immer noch kein wirksames Heilmittel dagegen. Deshalb ist es nicht auszuschließen, dass die Menschheit eines Tages einer Seuche wie Ebola erliegen könnte. Preston schildert, wie der Ebola-Erreger über Affen, die für medizinische Versuche importiert wurden, schließlich nach Amerika kommt. In einem kleinen Labor in Reston, USA, verbreitet er Angst und Schrecken. Als sich die Seuche unter den im Quarantänelager zusammengepferchten Affen ausbreitet, rufen die Betreiber der Anlage die Gesundheitsbehörden zu Hilfe. Bald müssen die Wissenschaftler feststellen, dass sich das Virus inzwischen nicht nur durch Kontakt, sondern auch durch die Luft verbreiten kann.

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Author: William Gibson
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 9783608937695
Category:
Page: 447
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