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Look Inside: Above Ground Bulk Storage Tank Emergencies, Second Edition

Posted by Public Safety Group on 3/16/18 12:43 PM

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The all-new second edition of Above Ground Bulk Storage Tank Emergencies is here! Preview a sample chapter from this exciting new resource today.

 


Check out a sample chapter from the Second Edition:

Free Sample Chapter


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What's New in the Second Edition?

Above Ground Bulk Storage Tank Emergencies, Second Edition is designed to meet the general requirements for handling above ground storage tank emergencies as describe i the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 472: Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2018 Edition. In addition, the textbook provides the knowledge competencies in Chapter 16: Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Specialty.

The Second Edition contains comprehensive content covering:

  • Codes, Standards, and Regulations that govern above ground storage tanks.
  • Details Tank Design and Construction Features for the following:
    • Fixed (Cone and Dome) Roof Tanks
    • Open (External) Floating Roof Tanks
    • Covered (Internal) Floating Roof Tanks
    • Vertical Low Pressure Storage Tanks
    • Horizontal Low Pressure Storage Tanks
  • Fireground Operations covers the fundamental concepts of the incident management system and its application at a petroleum storage tank emergency. Focusing on the primary responding agencies and the strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Firefighting Foam, Water Supply, and Fire Protection requirements for selecting an extinguishing agent and establishing a water supply to protect exposures and carry out fire attack and extinguishment.
  • Tactical Response Guidelines provides guidance on how to size-up specific types of storage tank fires, evaluate their hazards and risks, and handle various types of tank emergencies. 

 

Look Inside!

Take a sneak peek of Above Ground Bulk Storage Tank Emergencies, Second Edition: 




Questions? Contact your dedicated Public Safety Specialist today.

 

Topics: Fire