GAO-08-864R August 22, 2008 The principal role of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is to investigate accidental releases of regulated or extremely hazardous substances to determine the conditions and circumstances that led to the accident and to identify the cause or causes so that similar accidents might be prevented.
What does EHS stand for?
EHS stands for Extremely Hazardous Substance (EPA)
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- Exeter High School (Exeter, NH)
- Exhibition Hire Services (various locations)
- Existing Home Sales (real estate indicator)
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- English High School Alumni Association (Boston, MA)
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- Era of Hope Scholar Award (US DoD Breast Cancer Research Program)
- European Home Systems Association
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- Extended Hotfix Support Agreement (Microsoft)
- East Hastings Sea Angling Association (Hastings, East Sussex, UK)
- East High School Alumni Association (Cleveland Heights, OH)
- Environmental Health and Safety Advisory Committee (University of Texas)
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The survey went to about 1,800 facilities that had recently reduced their use of extremely hazardous substances to less than thresholds set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Former language in the toxics law automatically updated the list of extremely hazardous substances when a corresponding federal list was changed.
For example, about 300 chemicals not included in the TRI and therefore not included in Nowhere to Hide are identified under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 as extremely hazardous substances.
The list of extremely hazardous substances includes a "threshold planning quantity" for each substance.
Anhydrous ammonia is an extremely hazardous substance used in refrigeration systems.
Many of the men and women who helped us win the Cold War worked in extremely hazardous conditions and were exposed to extremely hazardous substances.
Failure to immediately notify the proper authorities during and after an accidental release of hazardous and extremely hazardous substances violates the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).