chemical emergency

chemical emergency

A sudden release or spill of a potentially hazardous chemical into the environment.
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seeking information regarding the chemical emergency.
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and Tribal Emergency Response Commission (TERC) conference brings together experts from business, industry, and government in the fields of chemical emergency preparedness and prevention, transportation, as well as health and safety, in an effort to educate attendees about protection from chemical risks and promotion of chemical safety.
SCOTS travellers were on lockdown at a London airport last night after a CS gas spray sparked a chemical emergency.
3) These listed chemicals must be reviewed to determine if first aid procedures, contingency plans or spill control kits need to be improved to respond to a chemical emergency.
In 2012 the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) approved the Chemical Incident Annex, identifying public health actions such as preparing, responding, and recovering from a chemical emergency, and the authority to activate specialized actions if an individual or cluster of ill persons with similar symptoms requires medical treatment following exposure to priority chemicals.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revitalize EPCRA presents the most immediate opportunity to improve access to chemical emergency information needed by local emergency responders.
This project aimed at strengthening the potential of concerned national parties, especially the Lebanese army and the ISF and the civil defense in terms of the detection, response and decontamination and medical intervention in cases of chemical emergency.
My Ministry is designing a Chemical Emergency First Responders' Plan for Sri Lanka.
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) requires industrial reporting of toxic releases and encourages chemical emergency response planning.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is awarding $36 million in grants to 20 organizations that develop safety and health training for workers involved in hazardous waste operations and transportation, environmental restoration of contaminated facilities, and chemical emergency response.
Often, there are two aspects to the response to any chemical emergency viz.
Summary: SAFER Systems, a global technology leader in chemical emergency management and hazard analysis/risk assessment solutions, introduced its latest product offering, SAFER CEAS(tm).
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