2012 Emergency Response Guidebook

07/06/2012
By Stephen L. Hermann, CEM The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) for hazardous materials, jointly developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Transport Canada, and the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico (SCT), is intended to be placed in each emergency service vehicle nationwide. Updated and reissued each four years, the latest edition, ERG2012, updates the 2008 edition. The next edition will appear in 2016. It is available in on-line editions in English and Spanish.   ERG2012 REVISIONS             Although ERG2012 has no major changes from the 2008 edition (ERG2008), there are several usefu...

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