Transportation of Hazardous Materials

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All types of chemicals are riding down our highways and railroads—ant killer, anti-freeze, shower cleaner and even biological and nuclear waste. Most of the time, chemicals arrive safely at their intended destinations. But once in a while, accidents happen. That’s why it’s important to have a plan in mind and be ready to act instinctively.  Transporting Hazmat

Preparing for a Transportation Emergency

  • Stay aware of your surroundings
  • Prepare to use your senses to help you decide how to act
    • Do you see a gas cloud?
    • Smell a sharp odor?
    • Hear an explosion?
  • Follow directions from officials about sheltering-in-place or evacuating