Technical Reports

Post Accident Procedures for Chemicals and Propellants

  • 01
  • Sep
  • 1982
AUTHOR: Deborah K. Shaver, Robert L. Berkowitz
SUBJECT: Hazardous Materials
KEYWORDS: Vapor Dispersion, Hazardous Materials, Accident Assessment, Emergency Response, Hazards Mitigation, Wreckage Removal, Cleanup/Disposal
ABSTRACT: This report presents production volumes, storage capacities, shipment quantities, containers used for highway and rail shipments, general commodity flow patterns and disposal sites and capabilities for 16 hazardous materials; an overview of emergency response guidelines and resources available to selected industry groups and state and local agencies; key findings based on STL's accident assessment; assessment of methods for implementing crisis management techniques used by police, fire chiefs, and other disaster response officers; and criteria for interactive feedback crisis management system.
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