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At Hazmats, what policy does SAMFS operate under?
And SOP 1
- At incidents involving hazardous materials, SAMFS operates under a State Government policy statement“Emergency Response to a Leakage or Spillage of a Hazardous Material During Transport, Storage or Handling” (the ‘Blue Book’)
Definition of a hazardous material?
“Blue Book” defines a Hazardous Material as “any substance that is assessed by the South Australian Police, Fire Services or the relevant Supporting Agency as likely to endanger persons, property or the environment.
The term "Hazardous Material" includes what 5 things?
- dangerous goods
- hazardous substances
- listed wastes
- radioactive substances
- environmental pollutants.
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