EPA Vessel Safety: Hazardous Materials Mobile App
Research and shipboard personnel can expect to encounter hazardous materials in the form of vessel’s stores, paints, laboratory chemicals, cleaning agents and other substances.
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Therefore, a working knowledge of these materials and their hazards will assist personnel in handling and storing them in a safe, responsible manner. You are assumed to have experience and a good working knowledge of procedures for handling, storing and disposing of hazardous materials within an onshore laboratory. Hazardous material is any substance which, because of its chemical properties, can cause the deterioration of other materials or injury to living organisms. Hazardous materials are grouped into five major classes. Use the EPA Vessel Safety: Hazardous Materials mobile app to assist in safely handling hazardous materials.