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Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Publications
For active responders, managers, shippers, transporters, trainers, researchers and the just plain curious.

H081 Book - Hazardous Materials Emergencies
  • This is the original publication containing the new emergency response paradigm which changed the approach to hazmat responses in the US in the late 1970s. View the original 16 lessons, drills and projects that led to restructured approaches to the management and decision making tasks in hazmat emergency responses. Includes original DECIDE and GEBMO models. 70 pages in pdf file. Order H081to download pdf file for printing. Order H 082 to receive printed copy. (Preview)

H083 CD - The Story of GEBMO
  • This disk contains a slide show, paper and data base describing the history of the accidents and investigations that led to the development of the D.E.C.I.D.E. emergency response decision model, and the GEBMO general hazmat emergency behavior model that shifted responses from a cook book approach to a decision-based approach by helping responders reason their way through a hazmat emergency. Includes a few extra .jpg illustrations from famous hazmat transportation accidents. Includes license to reproduce contents for emergency responder education and training purposes where no fees of any kind are charged.

G064 HazMat Emergency Investigation Guides:
  • Designed to support fire investigator training and self study. Provides guidance for conducting hazmat investigations, including data gathering strategies, sample investigation policy, checklists, and quality assurance procedures. This guide is compatible with the Investigation Catalyst software, requiring more rigorous logic than NFPA 921. 1998

G064 -Guide 3 Hazmat Investigations View outline