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How often shall stowage locations be inspected?

Weekly and quarterly

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A material, that because of it's quantity, concentration, or physical or chemical characteristics, may pose a substantial hazard to human health or the environment when purposefully released or accidentally spilled?

Hazardous material (HAZMAT)

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What do HAZMAT stowage inspections consist of?

Tightness of closure, corrosion, leakage, improper or inadequate labeling, and shelf-life

3

Technical bulletins containing info about materials, such as composition, chemical and physical characteristics, Heath and safety hazards, and precautions fir safe handling?

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

4

Six categories of HAZMAT?

Flammable or combustible
Aerosol
Toxic
Corrosive
Oxidizing
Compressed gases

5

A current inventory of HAZMAT, chemical substances, or components known or suspected to contain HAZMAT used for local acquisition and use?

HAZMAT Authorized Use List (AUL)

6

Training for commands on HAZMAT should include?

Types of HAZMAT in their work area

What HAZWASTE is and how to dispose of it

How to read and interpret hazard warning labels

What an MSDS is, where copies are

Emergency procedures

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HAZWASTE is disposed if based on?

Category of HAZWASTE

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Steps of spill response?

Discovery

Notification

Initiation of action

Evaluation

Containment

Damage control

Dispersion of gases/vapors

Cleanup and decontamination

Disposal

Certification for re-entry

Follow-up reports