Archive for October 2, 2018
Not all aspects of industry is clean. Toxic sludge, bio hazards, disease, radiation, flammable gases and liquids, and more are a reality for some industries, and hazat materials are indeed hazardous materials, so working with hazardous wastes should always be done right to prevent illness, poisoning, or worse. Hazmat certification is the result of required training for shipping hazmat materials, as well as handling them in the workplace. For one example, flammable liquids, most often gasoline, make up the bulk of transported hazardous materials in the United States at 86.4% by value, 85.4% by weight, and 66.5% by ton-miles. Whatever a worker deals with, the right training and equipment is the best way to avoid disaster, and required training for shipping hazmat materials is a good first step.
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