New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1k-34 - Purpose Of Program

13:1K-34. Purpose of program
The hazardous material discharge training program shall be designed to enable its participants to competently:

a. Verify if a hazardous material discharge has occurred;

b. Identify the type and amount of the hazardous material;

c. Insure timely notification of the discharge incident to the appropriate municipal, county and State officials;

d. Know the responsibilities of municipal, county and State organizations in dealing with hazardous materials;

e. Know the appropriate precautions to safeguard the public health and safety until specialized hazardous material response personnel arrive; and

f. Communicate the required notification information to all other municipal representatives who may potentially receive the initial call regarding a hazardous material discharge.

L. 1987, c. 220, s. 2.

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