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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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"If individual workcenters had to order their own, they probably would end up wasting a lot of unused hazmat. The free-issue locker eliminates waste--as all material is expended."
A CA is internationally recognized for being able to harmonize its country's HAZMAT policies and procedures with those of other countries and authoritative international HAZMAT organizations (e.g., ICAO and the IMO).
* Emergency response operations to a terrorism or criminal scenario using hazardous materials are based upon the basic concepts of traditional hazmat response.
The data collected during this portion of the study, summarizing the regulations that govern how HAZMAT items are shipped via the DTS, were used as baseline requirements for the ideal training program, and to develop a comparative checklist for data collection.
The agency launched its Hazmat Truck Security Pilot program in 2005, contracting with General Dynamics Advanced In formation Systems in Buffalo, New York.
Questions remain also on what kind of crimes can cause truckers to lose their HAZMAT endorsements.
Level 2 support provides a team of Hazmat experts to attend the incident and advise customer personnel and emergency services how best to resolve the situation.
Hazmat shipments will have to bypass big cities if Rep.
A surge capacity of 10,000 to 20,000 Hazmat workers is required to perform remediation within 6 to 12 months and to avoid permanent mass relocation.
PotashCorp marked the 10th year of its safety educational program with a nationwide tour of the Hazmat Rail Car.
Across the nation, state and local governments are using these grants to conduct terrorist attack drills, outfit police officers with hazmat suits, purchase specialized chemical response vehicles, and stockpile medical vaccines.
"Illinois is the crossroads of the United States," Terry Moore, hazmat compliance unit manager for the state Department of Transportation, told Stateline.org.