Chiefs Say Placards Critical

April 2005
Fire Chief;Apr2005, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
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.


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