chapter  15
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Event/Hazard Identification

Hazard or event identification provides inforillation on situations or chelnicals and their releases that can potentially hann the environment, life, or property. Infornlation that is required to identify hazards includes chel1ucal identities, quantities and location of chenlicals in question, chemical properties such as boiling points, igIlition tenlperatures, and toxicity to hwnans. 1 There are several methods used to identify sOlne of the hazards. Some of these methods are discussed in this chapter.