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Hazardous Materials


Report oil or chemical spills to the National Response Center: 1-800-424-8802




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Emergency Response Guidebook

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has developed the Emergency Response Guidebook to provide first responders with a manual intended for use during the initial phase of a transportation incident involving hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

2024 Emergency Response Guide Download

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CHEMTREC®, The 24-Hour HAZMAT Communications Center 1-800-262-8200

CHEMTREC® is a 24/7/365 emergency call center that provides immediate information and assistance to anyone involved in a hazardous materials incident. It is staffed with emergency service specialists who can provide access to hazmat experts, chemists, physicians, and toxicologists, as well as millions of Material Safety Data Sheets.

Visit the CHEMTREC® Website for additional information.

CHEMTREC videos for emergency responders:
Video 1: An Overview of CHEMTREC®
Video 2: How CHEMTREC® Helps First Responders
Video 3: What's Being Said About CHEMTREC®

United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has provided resources to assist companies to keep their workers safe.

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A Toolkit for Employers and Workers

By using the toolkit for employees and workers, businesses can improve worker well-being through eliminating or reducing hazardous chemicals, while creating other benefits, including: Cost Savings, Efficiency, Industry Leadership, and Corporate Stewardship. 

Annotated Permissible Exposure Limits

The annotated tables for permissible exposure limits enables employers to voluntarily adopt newer, more protective workplace exposure limits.

(Source: United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

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Burleigh County Emergency Management
4200 Coleman St
Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone: (701) 222-6727

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