Lohmeyer, Gordon
December 2005
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p58
Trade Publication
The article describes the provisions of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard which was developed by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration for companies that need to protect their workers from hazardous materials (hazmat) exposure. Hazmat response standards include standards on worker safety, emergency response plans and personnel responsibilities.


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