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·       HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL EMERGENCIES Parts 1 & 2 - 217 Color slides/script

Produced by Chevron Chemical Co., they deal with pesticides, fertilizers, etc. Good for volunteer as well as career firefighters since this type of chemical is found in every town. Shows dangers of pesticide poisoning and containment and confinement after a spill. Rescue, first aid, and storage are also discussed. Deals with firefighting tactics for different chemicals as well as post-fire clean-up.

BLEVE UPDATE - NFPA - 1/2” VHS, 16 minutes

Presents current information that can make the difference between life or death on the fireground. Learn how BLEVEs occur, the characteristics of rail tank cars and highway cargo tanks currently used with liquefied gases, and how to size up incidents. Features fireground footage and test range demonstrations.

*NEW - CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD VIDEOS - DVD

2 DVD collection of all CSB Safety Videos released between 2005 - 2009.

DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES - IFSTA - 1/2” VHS

This video presents the questions to ask before decontamination procedures can begin, explains the nine-step decontamination process, and provides information for preparing the required decontamination SOPs for 29 CFR 1910.120

DEMYSTIFYING LNG – DVD – 16 minutes

Modern Answers to LNG Fire Protection – Produced by Angus Fire www.angusfire.co.uk

FIRST ON THE SCENE - 1/2" VHS, 30 minutes

Prepared by Chemical Manufacturers Association this 30 minute program discusses the following five key points: approach the scene cautiously, identify the hazards, secure the scene, obtain help in handling the incident, and safe site entry. The objective of the program is to reduce injuries and environmental damages and to insure that the first responders know where to obtain help when handling a hazardous material problem.

GAS AND STEAM EMERGENCIES - FDNY - 1/2” VHS, 33 minutes

Produced by Con Edison, the first segment deals with natural gas. Topics include the properties of natural gas, gas valves and operating systems, and gas emergencies. The second segment deals with steam systems, and includes discussions on steam’s properties and hazards, operating systems, and steam emergencies.

GASOLINE TANK TRUCK EMERGENCIES - NFPA - 1/2” VHS , 22 minutes

Demonstrates effective response tactics for handling tank truck emergencies, including roll-overs and spills.

HANDLING CONTAMINATED VICTIMS - IFSTA - 1/2” VHS

This video addresses how to rescue, decontaminate, and transport contaminated victims, and it shows how to handle victims contaminated by solid, liquid, or gaseous hazardous materials.

HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING MODULE – CD  produced by U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Special Programs Administration

HAZMAT Awareness/Operations - Connecticut Fire Academy - CD - Instructor Guides/Participants Manuals/Powerpoint Presentation

I.C.S. FOR HAZ-MAT: AN OVERVIEW - IFSTA - 1/2” VHS

This video presents general information about ICS, illustrates the organization of the ICS system at the haz-mat incident, and demonstrates tracking resources.

I.C.S. FOR HAZ-MAT: IMPLEMENTATION - IFSTA - 1/2” VHS

This video takes you step by step through a haz-mat incident, shows how ICS units function and interface at a haz-mat incident, demonstrates problems to watch for, and includes solutions to those problems.

INTRODUCTION TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL - EMERGENCY FILM GROUP - 1/2” VHS

Provides an overview of the properties of chemicals and tells how to deal safely with emergencies. Topics include specific gravity, boiling point, solubility, pH, NFPA 704, DOT hazard classes, and explains terms such as PEL, STEL, and IDLH.

INVESTIGATING CHEMICAL ACCIDENTS - U.S CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD - DVD

A series of short video segments investigating various chemical accidents.

LP GAS’S EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RESPONSE - NFPA - 1/2” VHS, 19 minutes.

Video reviews the characteristics of LP gases, types of emergencies, how to recognize the difference between a liquid and vapor release, and firefighting tactics.

MODULAR EMERGENCY RESPONSE RADIOLOGICAL TRANSPORTATION TRAINING (MERRTT) – CD – Produced by the U.S. Department of Energy

PIPELINE EMERGENCIES- DVD

Training emergency personnel to respond safely and effectively, National Association of Fire Marshals

PIPELINE EMERGENCIES, INSTUCTOR PROGRAM  - DVD

Michael Callan – includes Instructor Guide, Chapter Powerpoint Presentations, Interactive Scenarios

RESPONDING TO ASBESTOS - FDNY- 1/2” VHS, 11 minutes

Describes the various uses of asbestos, the dangers of exposure to asbestos, and safe operating procedures when the presence of asbestos is suspected.

* NEW - RESPONDING TO ETHANOL INCIDENTS - CD

Ethanol fixed facilities assessment and guide

*NEW - TO HELL AND BACK - DVD

Comprehensive educational program to teach firefighters about the immediate and cumulative effects of cyanide toxicity.

WHY DECONTAMINATE ? - IFSTA - 1/2” VHS

This video shows the need for a “no exception” policy on decontamination; explains how personnel, equipment, and the environment become contaminated; and discusses the four basic methods of decontamination and the limits of each.

FIREFIGHTERS GUIDE TO CO RESPONSE

SHELTER IN PLACE – Unocol Corporation

How to protect yourself during a hazardous materials release

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE ISSUES – ½” VHS