U.S. Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, and Secretariat of Transport and Communications. (2012). 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook: A Guidebook for First Responders During the Initial Phase of a Dangerous Goods/ Hazardous Materials Transportation Incident.
This guidebook can help first responders determine the best approach to a hazardous materials transportation incident. It includes steps for reading universal "shipping documents," steps for assessing, information on the hazard classification system, graphics and how to interpret them, and material-specific information.