ERG 2012 for Android

ERG 2012 for Android


PHMSA (U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration)'s 2012 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 2012 version of the ERG includes general revisions, reorganized general information pages and new tables such as Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for large spills involving six common toxic inhalation hazard gases. 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.

Recent changes:
Incorporates corrections to the ERG as of November 1, 2013
(see http://phmsa.dot.gov/staticfiles/PHMSA/DownloadableFiles/Files/erg2012corrections.pdf).
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About ERG 2012 for Android
PHMSA (U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration)'s 2012 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 2012 version of the ERG includes general revisions, reorganized general information pages and new tables such as Initial Isolation and Protective Action Distances for large spills involving six common toxic inhalation hazard gases. 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.

Recent changes:
Incorporates corrections to the ERG as of November 1, 2013
(see http://phmsa.dot.gov/staticfiles/PHMSA/DownloadableFiles/Files/erg2012corrections.pdf).

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A Google User
Dec 14, 2014
ERG app is awesome! Have used this app on many phones. Great to have when you need it!
A Google User
Dec 13, 2014
Erg 2012
A Google User
Dec 5, 2014
Practical Used the hard cover version in real life and this version is a great substitute
A Google User
Nov 30, 2014
Anthony Great wealth of knowledge, to have in your finger tips.
A Google User
Nov 27, 2014
Lacking important info Needs Table 1 pages. Useless without it.