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TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT IN HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SPILLS IN INCIDENT CLEARANCE


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Letter from Associate Administrator of Operations Jeffrey A. Lindley

1.0  INTRODUCTION

2.0  TYPES OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILLS

3.0  HAZARD RECOGNITION AT THE SCENE

4.0  HAZARD MATERIALS INCIDENT CLEARANCE COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

5.0  AVAILABLE PRODUCT SAMPLES FOR CONTAINING/ CONFINING A HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL

6.0  DOCUMENTED PRACTICES FOR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENT CLEARANCE

7.0  CLARIFICATION AND USE OF THE U.S. DOT EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDEBOOK (ERG)

8.0 REFERENCES AND SUGGESTED READING

9.0  GLOSSARY OF TERMS

List of Tables

Table 1. Incidents by DOT Hazard Classification Over the Last Five Years
Table 2. Average Volume of Operating Fluids (Except Fuels) for Cars
Table 3. Emergency Response Guidebook Table of Placards (2008)
Table 4. Proposed United Nations GHS Pictograms

Table 5. Training Requirements for Hazardous Materials Response Personnel
Table 6. Major Federal Hazardous Materials Incident Regulations
Table 7. Examples of Available Spill Mitigation products and Common Types of Spill Kits
Table 8 Incident Management Practices Implemented and Used by Other Agencies

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FHWA-HOP-08-058
January 2009

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