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February 26, 2018

Control measure - Substance identification: Toxic materials

New guidance approved for publication December 2017 NIF

Control measure - Substance identification: Toxic materials - HHZ

Tactical Action - Identify the location, physical state (solid, liquid, gas), type, quantity and toxicity of the released material

Tactical Action - Use signs, labels, markings and container types to identify the presence of toxic materials

Strategic Action - Have procedures and support arrangements with regard to recognising toxic substances and how to protect people from acute health effects

Tactical Action - Use detection equipment to identify and monitor levels of the toxic materials involved