hazardous materials

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hazard material

Articles or substances that are capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety, or property when transported by air. Also called hazardous materials, hazmat, or dangerous goods.
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113-235) allowed PHMSA to use money recovered from prior year Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants to fund the ALERT grants.
The Center offers hands-on real-world workplace safety training in hazardous materials transportation, emergency response for hazardous materials, specialized rescue, mining and workplace safety, and training on the Incident Command System.
The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization's "Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air" tell how to ship hazardous materials by air.
This primer for firefighters, police officers, property protection specialists, and other first responders shows how to recognize and identify hazardous materials and use common sense in handling a hazardous materials incident.
Speaking to Gulf News in an exclusive interview, Majid Al Mansouri, Secretary General of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) emphasised the importance of monitoring hazardous materials throughout their life cycle.
They added that several federal courts have found that the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act's preemption provision bars only inconsistent state statutes and regulations, not state tort claims.
Training is required for all hazmat employees who perform functions subject to the requirements of the hazardous material regulations.
But Boeing officials said the historic documents detailing the hazardous materials burned at the site were not a secret and had been shared with regulators during a cleanup of the burn pit in the 1980s.
Emergency Response to Chemical and Biological Agents illustrates its points with case studies; discusses the safe handling and disposal of biological and chemical agents; explains the standard operations of hazardous materials teams before, during, and after an incident; and covers search-and-rescue procedures and explosive-ordinance disposal.
Camelio, Commander, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, signed a memorandum of understanding that calls for FISPHC to perform many of the shipyard's hazardous material functions.
and international regulations regarding deployment of hazardous materials, assist with documentation and markings and provide a single point contact for all hazardous material issues.

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