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Gasoline Tank Truck Emergencies, Fourth Edition
Responding to MC/306/DOT 406 Cargo Tank Trucks Transporting Gasoline/Ethanol Blends and Fuel Oils

Author(s): Michael S. Hildebrand
Gregory G. Noll
Bill Hand
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284112733
  • Paperback    62 pages      © 2017
Price: $39.95 US List
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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 be followed 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.

The 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 up righting operations

The Fourth Edition features include:

  • Knowledge objectives correlated to NFPA 472, Chapter 13, Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Truck Specialty.
  • Heavily illustrated to show the inner workings of cargo tank truck’s mechanically pneumatically operated valves, baffles, vapor recovery system, etc.
  • 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

Michael S. Hildebrand

Greg Noll and Mike Hildebrand have more than 40 years 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 includes 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.

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Gregory G. Noll

Greg Noll and Mike Hildebrand have more than 40 years 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 includes 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.

Bill Hand

Captain Hand is a forty one year veteran of the Fire Service and is currently a Training Officer with the Harris County Texas Hazardous Materials Response Team in Houston Texas.  Prior to his employment with Harris County, he spent 31 years with the Houston Fire Department, retiring in September 2005.  He was a charter member of the Houston Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team with over twenty six years of service.  During his service with the Houston Fire Department and Harris County HMRT he has responded to over 7500 hazardous materials incidents involving hundreds of different types of chemicals and containers.  He has delivered thousands of hours of emergency response training to private, public and government sector emergency responders and executive personnel and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country.

 

Captain Hand has received numerous awards in his field to include: the “Level A Award” and “John Eversole Lifetime Achievement Award” from the International Association of Fire Chief’s International Hazmat Teams Conference, the “In the Zone Award” from the Hot Zone Conference, the “Red Adair Lifetime Achievement Award” from Industrial Fire World Conference, the “2006 Life Time Service Award” from the International Association of Hazardous Materials Technicians and was honored by a Proclamation from Mayor Bill White of the City of Houston, declaring March 16, 2006 “Bill Hand Day” in the City of Houston for lifetime achievement and service to the city as a founding member of the Houston Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Team.

 

Captain Hand has authored several articles on Hazmat Containers and Case Studies in fire service journals.  As a Master Instructor he has also worked with the International Association of Fire Fighters for over twenty seven years in the development, writing and review of Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction training programs.  He has served as a subject matter expert for several Department of Homeland Security training programs.

 

Captain Hand was a principal in his own company for many years. His clients include Shell Oil Company, Phillips Petroleum, TEPPCO Pipeline Company, United Space Alliance, NASA Johnson Space Center, Albemarle Corporation, Kirby Inland Marine, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Dow Chemical, Lubrizol Corporation, Clean Channel Association, Emergency Film Group, Lyondell Petrochemical Corporation, Valero Petroleum Company, and Houston Marine Services. Numerous institutions of higher learning such as Lamar University, Texas A&M University, Houston Community College and the University of Houston have also been among his clients.

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