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NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response

NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response

This guide explains the hazards associated with emergency response and how to manage them safely.

Price: $65.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9781455914197
Year: 2017
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: NFPA


This guide explains the hazards associated with emergency response and how to manage them safely. It discusses flammability, chemicals, water reactivity and oxidizers. It has brand new sections and chapters like chapter 8 which discusses the use of the SA symbol, and Annex G which goes over the different between OSHA Hazcom2017 and this very manual.

Table of Contents

  1. Administration
    1. Scope
    2. Purpose
    3. Application
    4. Retroactivity
    5. Equivalency
  2. Referenced Publications
    1. General
    2. NFPA Publications
    3. Other Publications
    4. References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
  3. Definitions
    1. General
    2. NFPA Official Definitions
    3. General Definitions
  4. General
    1. Description
    2. Assignment of Ratings
    3. Location of Signs
  5. Health Hazards
    1. General
    2. Degrees of Hazard
  6. Flammability Hazards
    1. General
    2. Degrees of Hazard
    3. Aerosols
  7. Instability Hazards
    1. General
    2. Degrees of Hazard
  8. Special Hazards
    1. General
    2. Symbols
  9. Identification of Materials by Hazard Rating System
    1. Symbol Arrangement
  1. Explanatory Material
  2. Health Hazard Rating
  3. Flammability
  4. Combustible Dusts
  5. Instability, Thermal Hazard Evaluation Techniques
  6. Water Reactivity Identification Criteria
  7. Comparison of NFPA 704 Numerical Hazard Rating with OSHA’s Hazard Classification Systems
  8. Sample NFPA 704 Placard Information for Use in Safety Publications
  9. Informational References