TITLE

Chiefs Say Placards Critical

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Apr2005, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the percentage of fire chiefs responding to the survey consider hazmat placards critical and essential to emergency response according to the International Association of Fire Chiefs in the U.S. Discussion of the removal of hazmat placards from railcars and other containers; Opposition of the termination of the placarding system; Adequacy of training given to fire officials on the use of placards.
ACCESSION #
16850512

 

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