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July 30, 2018

Control measure - Substance identification

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April 05, 2018

Control measure - Substance identification

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018


March 29, 2018

Control measure - Substance identification

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Ensure responding personnel have the necessary instruction and training in the identification of hazardous materials containers

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Ensure that responders can recognise signs, labels and other markings on hazardous materials packages

Strategic Action - Ensure that Information on the recognition of hazardous materials is immediately available to personnel

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Provide access to appropriate detection, identification and monitoring (DIM) equipment

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Tactical Action - Use available fire service or on-site detection equipment to identify the substance involved

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018

Strategic Action - Consider developing systems to gather pre-planning information on local risks and incident specific information

Hazardous Materials 2nd Edition agreed for publication at OGSB on 28/03/2018


March 20, 2018

Tactical Action - ARCHVIED Identify rail wagon placards and use the Total Operations Processing System (TOPS) if necessary

See tactical action - 18159 Identify rail wagon placards and use the Total Operations Processing System (TOPS) if necessary - TPT


September 10, 2017

Control measure - Recognise signs, labels and other marking systems