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Welcome to our hazardous materials information site. Hazardous materials are a common and important part of our everyday life. When properly controlled, these materials are useful elements in business, industry, agriculture, and at home. Uncontrolled, they may present a hazard to health and safety, the environment, and property. To meet the risks posed by hazardous materials, cooperative, concerted, and continuing efforts are being made to locate, identify, and quantify hazardous materials used and transported in Carson City; and to prepare to respond to any emergencies involving hazardous materials in the city.

Clicking on any of the following will provide you information on just about everything related to hazardous materials operations and management.

Environmental  Here you will find articles on environmental issues, and on hazardous materials transportation including Department of Transportation (DOT) placards and US DOT regulation compliance.

Hazmat Safety  Welcome to HAZMAT SAFETY... DOT's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, which is within the United States Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration, is responsible for coordinating a national safety program for the transportation of hazardous materials by air, rail, highway and water.

Hazardous Materials Management Magazine  Hazardous Materials Management magazine, North America's Publication of Pollution Prevention and Control.

Hazardous Materials Plan  Our Haz-Mat plan provides guidelines for the prevention of potential problems related to Haz-Mat handling and transport, and contingency planning information to handle Haz-Mat incidents.

Quad County HazMat Training Activities  The current calendar year training activities for the Quad County HazMat team is available for team members' use.  


Last updated: 1/12/2010 4:44:14 PM