EMERGENCY SERVICES GUIDE FOR SELECTED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; SPILLS, FIRE, EVACUATION AREA

The information presented in this manual was developed to provide a guide on actions to be taken to minimize the immediate hazard impact of spills incountered in the bulk transportation of certain selected hazardous materials. The spill guides are divided into a left and a right side. The left side contains information and recommendations similar to those proposed by the Depart of Transportation, or safety documents developed by other organizations and industries. The right side contains information not known to be available from any other source. Recommended exclusion areas in case of a spill of the materials and exclusion distances covering ignition control and blast effects for some flammable materials are presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    Office of Hazardous Materials, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 63 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00132086
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT P 5800.1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 2000 12:00AM