From: "Williams, Mark" <Mark.Williams**At_Symbol_Here**TELEDYNEES.COM>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] pulling fire alarm for spills
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:37:59 +0000
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If you are going to consider pulling the fire alarm for a spill, you should meet with your fire department and find out how they are prepared to respond. Let them know what you want from them and find out what their requirements are. If you are lucky enough to live in a state where the fire department is the LEPC, they already have your Chemical Inventory List (right?) and they are trained to respond to spills. If it turns out that your fire department is unable to devote the resources needed to become trained in spill response, you might consider not calling them. In that case you should familiarize your staff with the contact information for your LEPC or whoever you want to call for spill cleanup.

Mark Williams
Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc.
38 Loveton Cir.
Sparks, MD 21152

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