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HAZARDOUS The Hazardous Materials Management System

Managing The Incident


MATERIALS

The Hazardous
Materials
Management
System
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Managing The Incident
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Objectives
Define And Explain The Source of, And Circumstances For Using,
The Following Terms:
Hazardous Materials (Hazmats)
Hazardous Substances
Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS)
Hazardous Chemicals
Hazardous Wastes
Dangerous Goods
List And Describe The Components Of The Hazardous Materials
Management System For Managing The Hazardous Materials
Problem Within The Organization.
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What is A Hazardous Material?

There Are Many Various Definitions Of What A


Hazardous Materials Is.
Hazardous Materials Any Substance Or Material
In Any Form Or Quantity That Poses An
Unreasonable Risk To Safety And Health And
Property When Transported In Commerce
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Hazardous Materials Definitions


Hazardous Substances Any Substance Posing A
Threat To Waterways And The Environment When
Released
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Hazardous Materials Definitions

Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS)


chemicals Determined By The EPA To Be Extremely
Hazardous To A Community During An Emergency
Spill Or Release As A Result Of Their Toxicities And
Physical/Chemical Properties
Hazardous Chemicals Any Chemical That Would
Be A Risk To Employees If Exposed In The
Workplace
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Hazardous Materials Definitions

Hazardous Wastes Discarded Materials


Regulated By The EPA Because Of Public Health
And Safety Concerns.
Dangerous Goods In International
Transportation, Hazardous Materials Are Commonly
Referred To As Dangerous Goods.
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Ludwig Benners Definition


Hazmat Emergency Response
Primarily Focuses On The
Interaction Of The Hazmat And Its
Container.
For The Purposes Of This Text, We
Will Use The Definition Of A
Hazardous Material Developed By
Ludwig Benner, Jr.
Hazardous Materialsany Substance
That Jumps Out Of Its Container When
Something Goes Wrong And Hurts Or
Harms The Things It Touches.