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2016 Emergency Response Guidebook Pocket Size - 47045
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Merchandise Description
  • English Emergency Response Guide helps satisfy 49 CFR 172.602 — DOT's requirement that hazardous materials shipments be accompanied by emergency response info
  • ERG guide aids in emergency preparedness, planning, and training
  • Emergency Response Guidebook formats come in standard size (5-1/2" x 7-1/2") or pocket size (4" x 5-1/2")
  • Formerly known as the North American Emergency Response Guidebook

2016 Emergency Response Guidebook Summary of Changes from 2012 ERG

  • “How to use this Guidebook” instructions are now in a flowchart
  • Many sections have been expanded and/or revised, including:
    • Shipping documents (Papers)
    • Table of markings, labels and placards and initial response guide to use on-scene
    • Rail car and road trailer identification charts (including more detailed information on each)
    • Pipeline transportation
    • Protective clothing
    • Improvised explosive device (IED) safe stand off distance chart
    • Glossary
    • Emergency response telephone numbers
  • New sections have been added:
    • Local emergency response numbers (to be filled by user)
    • Table of Contents
    • Globally harmonized systems (GHS) of classification and labeling of chemicals
    • Information about emergency response assistance plans (ERAP) for Canadian users
  • Index list of dangerous goods in order of ID number (yellow-bordered pages), and the Index list of dangerous goods in alphabetical order (blue-bordered pages):
    • Addition of all new dangerous goods listed in the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods up to the 19th revised edition
  • Emergency response guides (“Guides”/orange-bordered pages):
    • Revision of some guide information
    • Two guides have been added for adsorbed gases
    • Identification of potential emergency response assistance plan (ERAP) products for Canadian users
  • Table of initial isolation and protective action distances (Green-bordered pages):
    • Updated initial isolation and protective action distances (Tables 1 and 3) based on new toxicity data and reactivity research
    • Added “Estimating wind speed from environmental clues” for Table 3