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978-0-86587-632-3 • Paperback • May 2008 • $97.00 • (£75.00)
Brian J. Gallant is Vice President of Contingency Management Associates, Inc., where he is responsible for all environmental, health and safety training and consulting activities for the MA-based firm. He also serves as an Instructor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, lecturing in the areas of health and safety, emergency management, OPA 90 training, STCW, Marina Management, as well as several other courses. Gallant is a member of the Barnstable County Deputy Sheriff's Association, the National Association of Fire Investigators, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a Certified Hazardous Material Manager. He is also the author of Government Institutes's The Facility Manager's Guide to Environmental Health and Safety.
If pictures tell the story, this book displays an excellent collection of real-life illustrations that enhance reader motivation, and make poignant visual statements.... This excellent book examines the essential elements of basic emergency planning, including the all-hazards planning approach. The author's straightforward writing style outlines an improved community response to major catastrophes, natural hazards, disasteres, and acts of terrorism.... In summary, every library in the nation should include a copy of Essentials in Emergency Management.
— American Reference Books Annual, 41st Volume