(U6)HazMat: two 200 word essays

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These essays must be at least 200 words in length. Each essay must include at a minimum an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Each essay requires at least 2 references: The textbook (Course book: Meyer, E. (2010). Chemistry of hazardous materials. Upper Saddle River, N.J:  Pearson. http://sdrv.ms/18Ghqq6  current chapter is Chapter 12-13) and one outside source must be used as source material for the response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA Format.

  MEYER, E. (2010). Chemistry of hazardous materials. (5

 ed., pp. xxx-xxx). UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ: 

  PEARSON

 

Question 1 

Describe an incident (fire, spill, explosion, etc) you have experienced (or research one on the Internet, professional journal, or scientific magazine article) that involved a hazardous organic material(s) and
required mitigation. Please do not use the instances supplied in the textbook unless you intend to provide
a lot more detail. The following items must be addressed:

Describe the incident and identify the hazardous organic material(s) involved;

Discuss the chemical interactions of the material(s) involved in this incident or hazardous properties relevant to the incident;

Discuss the mitigation required or implemented.


Question 2 

Describe the nature and characteristics of PCB’s. Why are they of importance to an EH&S or FS professional who encounters them when coming upon an incident scene where they are present? What precautions, or actions, should the EH&S or FS professional take when faced with this situation? What happens to FS personnel and their turnout gear once they are exposed/splashed with PCB’s?



 

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