Labelmaster offers the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) – a must have for anyone who handles or transports dangerous goods (hazardous materials). The new version includes 10 added, revised or expanded sections, covers approximately 3,500 materials and features 62 separate guides for describing what to do when different categories of hazardous materials are released.
The ERG is suited for truck drivers, railroad and maritime personnel, freight facility and warehouse workers, pipeline employees, first responders, pilots and air freight handlers, and police and firefighters. Today, during a ceremony in Detroit, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Arleigh Burke class destroyer, DDG 120, will be named Carl M.
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The Emergency Response Guidebook is used by emergency services personnel to provide guidance for initial response to hazardous material and dangerous goods incidents. Addition of all New Dangerous Goods Listed in the 17th Edition of the Un Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Rail Car Identification Chart, Road Trailer Identification Chart, Pipeline Safety Information, Guide Pages that can Be Copied to Word Processors to Create Emergency Information Sheets That can be Attached to your Shipping Papers in Accordance with 49 CFR Part 172.602. Product Reviews Disclaimer:Grainger is neither responsible for, nor does it endorse, the content of any product review or statement posted. The ERG is a go-to manual to help responders quickly identify the specific or generic classification of the hazardous material or materials that may be involved in an incident, which helps protect themselves and the general public during the initial response phase. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to meet updated regulations and new products and technology, and incorporate relevant feedback from emergency responders.
DOT published the first ERG in 1973 to give emergency response workers on the scene of a hazardous materials incident a guide for correct and effective response. Coast Guard aircrew from Air Facility Newport rescued a man from a capsized boat about a mile west of Devil’s Punchbowl State Park, Monday morning.
Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. Department of Transportation is a federal Cabinet department of the United States Government established by an act of Congress in 1966. This publication helps to provide consistent emergency response procedures for hazardous materials in North America, and is an essential tool for preparedness, planning and training. Feel free to write one in Spanish if you would like as we appreciate feedback on our products. Any statements posted constitute the statements of the poster and are not the statements of Grainger.

Today, the ERG is found aboard virtually every piece of fire apparatus, police vehicle, hazardous material response unit and Coast Guard vessel in service today.
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Learn how to identify symbols for and vehicles carrying toxic, flammable, explosive, radioactive, or otherwise harmful substances and how to respond once an incident involving those substances has been identified. Keller helps you increase safety awareness, reduce risk, follow best practices, improve safety training, and stay current with changing regulations.
Always be prepared in situations that are unfamiliar and dangerous and know how to rectify them.
Keeping this guide around at all times will ensure that, if you were to come upon a transportation situation involving hazardous substances or dangerous goods, you will be able to help keep others and yourself out of danger.
With color-coded pages for quick and easy reference, this is the official manual used by first responders in the United States and Canada for transportation incidents involving dangerous goods or hazardous materials.

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