A brief article on EPCRA from the Environmental Protection Agency.
"The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) emergency planning requirements are designed to help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies involving hazardous substances. Every community in the United States must be part of a comprehensive plan."
41-page PDF document about the plan for hazardous material emergencies.
An article that provides links to information relating to hazardous materials within the context of emergency planning and preparedness, including rules and regulations, guidance manuals, and sample Web pages which communicate information to the public.
An article that provides all Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards for hazardous materials waste operations and emergency response.
118-page PDF document that provides a guidelines on planning an emergency response for hazardous materials
An article about the requirements of the hazardous waste operations and emergency response standard. The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) applies to any situation where anyone is exposed to hazardous substances, including hazardous waste. The standard was designed for people working at waste sites or involved with hazardous material cleanups.
An article about the HAZWOPER. HAZWOPER (pronounced /ˈhæzwɒpər/) is an acronym for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. It refers to five types of hazardous waste operations conducted in the United States under OSHA Standard 1910.120 "Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response." The standard contains the safety requirements employers must meet in order to conduct these operations.
"The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) has been established within our state under SARA Title III. The Commission established its Bylaws, which set forth, in part, its governing rules."
3-page PDF document about the requirements and reporting of chemical inventory.