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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit By Eugene Meyer

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit
by Eugene Meyer

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit Summary

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit by Eugene Meyer

This new edition of Chemistry of Hazardous Materials remains an important basic chemistry text for Emergency Responders with expanded coverage on many essential hazardous materials topics, such as: the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemical Substances (GHS), terrorist threats relative to biological, chemical, and radioactive agents, updated best practices for the handling and storage of hazardous materials, new end-of-chapter exercises, updated D.O.T. regulations, information on warning labels and material safety sheets for use by Emergency Responders, and new lists of hazardous materials. This new edition continues the successful presentation of earlier editions by emphasizing the hazardous materials regulations established by the OSHA, the U.S. D.O.T., and the EPA.

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About Eugene Meyer

Eugene Meyer earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida in 1964. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Instituut voor Kernphysisch Onderzoek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1965. He served as Professor of Chemistry with tenure at Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois from 1965 to 1979. He joined the technical staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 in 1979, serving as Regional Expert in the Chemistry of Hazardous Waste and Chief of the Technical Programs Section of the Hazardous Waste Division. In 1982, he became President of Meyer Environmental Consultants, Inc., where during the course of his work to the present, he consulted with attorneys at the U.S. Department of Justice and private law firms or served in the capacity of an expert witness on more than 200 legal matters concerned with the transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous substances. He is now retired and lives with his wife in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Features of Matter and Energy

Chapter 3: Flammable Gases and Flammable Liquids

Chapter 4: Chemical Forms of Matter

Chapter 5: Principles of Chemical Reactions

Chapter 6: Use of the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations by Emergency

Chapter 7: Chemistry of Some Common Elements

Chapter 8: Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials

Chapter 9: Chemistry of Some Water-Reactive Substances

Chapter 10: Chemistry of Some Toxic Substances

Chapter 11: Chemistry of Some Oxidizers

Chapter 12: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds I

Chapter 13: Chemistry of Some Hazardous Organic Compounds II

Chapter 14: Chemistry of Some Polymeric Materials

Chapter 15: Chemistry of Some Explosives

Chapter 16: Radioactive Materials

Appendix A: Table of Elements and Atomic Weights


Subject Index

Hazardous Materials Index

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Chemistry of Hazardous Materials with MyFireKit by Eugene Meyer
Eugene Meyer
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