A Comprehensive Reference Manual for Emergency Response Personnel Who Respond to Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies
Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies: Responding to MC/306/DOT 406 Cargo Tank Trucks Transporting Gasoline/Ethanol Blends and Fuel Oils, Fourth Edition is designed to provide public safety and industry emergency response personnel with the background information, general procedures, and response guidelines to follow when operating at an incident involving MC/306/DOT 406 cargo tank trucks. This information will assist the user in meeting the knowledge requirements outlined in NFPA 472, Chapter 13 – Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Truck Specialty.
Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies, Fourth Edition, contains comprehensive content covering:
- MC/306/DOT 406 design and construction features
- Initial notification and response information
- Emergency response procedures
- Information on reformulated gasoline and its hazards
- Product removal and transfer operations
- Grounding and bonding considerations
- Vehicle uprighting operations
Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies, Fourth Edition features include:
- Knowledge objectives correlated to NFPA 472, Chapter 13, Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Truck Specialty
- Detailed illustrations that show the inner workings of a cargo tank truck, including the mechanically pneumatically operated valves, baffles, and vapor recovery system
- Photos of commercial and military cargo tank trucks and their safety features
- Chapter_1 Scope, Purpose, and Objectives
- Chapter_2 MC-306/DOT-406 Cargo Tank Truck Design and Construction Overview
- Chapter_3 General Emergency Response Procedures
- Chapter_4 Product Removal and Transfer Operations
- Chapter_5 Vehicle Uprighting Operations
- Chapter_6 Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies Incident Management Checklists
- Chapter 2: Cargo Tank Truck Design and Construction Overview (View Now)
About the Author
Greg Noll and Mike Hildebrand have more than 40 years of experience in industry and government. They have served as firefighters, hazardous materials technicians, incident commanders, and instructors.
Greg and Mike are the co-founders of Hildebrand and Noll Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in emergency planning and response. Their experience and expertise include hazardous materials, weapons of mass destruction, and operations security (OPSEC). They are both Certified Safety Professionals and serve on the NFPA 472 Technical Committee on Hazardous Materials Response.
In addition, they are recipients of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) John M. Eversole Lifetime Achievement Award for their leadership and contributions to further enhance the hazardous materials emergency response profession.