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Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2015

National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)

The 2015 edition of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List outlines the Emergency Action Codes (EACs), also known as Hazchem codes, for the use of the emergency services in conjunction with Emergency Action Code Cards.

EACs indicate to the emergency services actions that may be necessary during the first few minutes of an incident involving dangerous goods, should the officer in charge of the incident deem it necessary to take immediate actions

It includes details of Hazchem markings on the orange coloured plate of road and rail vehicles, registered in Britain, carrying dangerous goods in bulk or in tanks on domestic journeys.

2015 Edition Key Features:

  • Section 1: Introduction to the Emergency Action Codes

  • Section 2: Displaying Emergency Action Codes

  • Section 3: Application of Emergency Action Codes for the Emergency Services

  • Section 4: Numerical List of Dangerous Goods, including - United Nations (UN) Number - Substance - Emergency Action Code (EAC) - Advice on Additional Personal Protection (APP) - Hazards - Hazard Identification Number (HIN)

  • Section 5: Alphabetical List of Dangerous Goods

This title is also available as a PDF.

Extent 204 pages ISBN 9780117541535
Size A4 Price £31.00
Format Paperback Published 16 Feb 2015
Availability Superseded Title. Suggested title is 9780117541603. Delivery Delivery options and charges
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