Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste

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What is the definition of HAZMAT?
Any material that because of its quantity, concentration, or physical or chemical characteristics may pose a substantial hazard to human health or the environment
What is the discarded material of HAZMAT called?
HAZWASTE
Whose job is it to properly handle and dispose of HAZMAT and HAZWASTE?
All hands
How often shall HAZNAT stowage locations be inspected
Weekly and Quarterly
What does an inspection of a HAZMAT stowage location consist of?
Tightness of closure, corrosion, leakage, improper or inadequate labeling and shelf-life
What the six categories of hazmat?
Flammable or combustible materials
Aerosol containers
Toxic materials
Corrosive materials
Oxidizing materials
Compressed gases
What shall HAZMAT/HAZWASTE training consist of?
Types of HAZMAT in their work center
What HAZWASTE is and how to dispose of it
How to read and interpret hazard warning labels
What an MSDS is, how to read it and where to find it
Emergency procedures and emergency equipment locations
What are the general steps for a HAZMAT/HAZWASTE 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