By National Library of Medicine
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
PHMSA (U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration)'s 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to resource to help deal with hazmat accidents during the critical first 30 minutes.
The ERG contains an indexed list of dangerous goods and the associated ID number, the general hazards they pose and recommended safety precautions. For example, if emergency responders arrive at the scene of an overturned tractor trailer displaying a DOT hazmat placard, they would use the guide to identify the material associated with the placard and get guidance on how to respond accordingly.
The 2016 version of the ERG includes general revisions, reorganized general information pages and the addition of protective distance mapping. Updated every four years, the ERG is available free to public safety agencies in all states and territories through designated state coordinators’ offices. PHMSA has partnered with the National Library of Medicine to provide this free application as well as a version of the ERG in its Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) application.
What's New in Version 2.0.3
Corrected protective action distance for some table 3 materials.
Excellent app. Had to look up a UN number to determine safe distance for a spill today. Very handy in keeping my folks safe quickly.
Great for Hazmat InService Training
App works great.....don't work without it
It has everything you need
This is an awesome app
- Category: Reference
- Updated: Jul 01, 2016
- Version: 2.0.3
- Size: 21.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: National Library of Medicine
- © 2013 U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.