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- Briefs. // Traffic World;8/18/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 33, p21
Reports on the failure of majority of members of the Washington, D.C., Fire and Emergency Management Service Department's team of hazardous materials technicians to pass a test on their competence to respond to hazardous materials emergencies.
- HAZ-MAT MEGATRENDS. Peterson, David F. // Fire Engineering;Feb2001, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p158
Presents results of a research on hazardous materials (haz-mat). Sources of haz-mat response exit; Haz-mat emergency management; Governmental haz-mat data; Haz-mat response team questionnaire data.
- Labelmaster publishes 2016 ERG with latest DOT/PHMSA updates. // Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;8/25/2015, p5
The article informs that the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) has been published. It is noted that ERG is published every four years by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for anyone who handles and...
- Hazmat incident management: What you need to do--right now. Norville // Commercial Carrier Journal;Sep99, Vol. 156 Issue 9, p45
Discusses the importance of implementing a hazardous material (hazmat) incident management plan for carriers. Requisites of a good hazmat emergency training program; Guidelines to alleviate the stress and strain of hazardous spill emergency; Contingency planning; Hazmat incident reporting. ...
- Off-Site Emergency Response Plans: A Preparedness Tool. BACHMAN, ERIC G. // Fire Engineering;Nov2011, Vol. 164 Issue 11, p51
The article discusses the impact of the U.S. Superfund Amendment Reauthorization Act (SARA) on off-site emergency response plans (OSERPs). SARA has been enacted in October 1986 and covers several areas including emergency planning, emergency release notification and chemical reporting. The OSERP...
- Responding to chemical events: a multisectoral responsibility. // Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal;Apr2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p302
The article discusses chemical event responsiveness and why it is a responsibility shared by multi sectors. Topics include a discussion of the role of the International Health Regulations (IHR) in regards to chemical event responsiveness, a description of the Regional Consultation by the IHR and...
- Hazard. // A-Z of Food Safety;2007, p203
An encyclopedia entry for "hazard" is presented. A hazard is referred to as something with the potential to cause harm. Food hazards may be classified as physical, chemical or biological.
- PHMSA to Amend HazMat Transport Registration Program. // Professional Safety;Oct2006, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the proposal of Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to increase the fees on its registration and fee assessment programs for persons who transport or offer for transportation certain categories and quantities of...
- Federal Buildings: Billions Are Needed for Repairs and Alterations: GGD-00-98. // GAO Reports;3/30/2000, p1
Billions of dollars are needed for repairs and alterations at federal buildings. This situation is not new. Nearly a decade ago, GAO reported that federal buildings had suffered from years of neglect and, as a result, about $4 billion was needed to bring these structures up to standard. (See...