Under “Hazardous Materials Management,” Enhesa covers aspects relating to the storage and handling of hazardous substances (including above and below-ground tanks), the transport of hazardous materials via various methods (ADR, RID, etc), as well as specific hazardous materials that are heavily regulated such asbestos and PCBs.
Topic Areas Include:
Storage and Handling: Provides an overview of the requirements for the safe storage of hazardous materials.
Transport of Dangerous Goods: Provides an overview of the general requirements for the preparation and transport (by road, rail, air, waterway) of hazardous materials.
Asbestos: Provides an overview of the requirements that apply to the handling of asbestos, including the types of asbestos these requirements apply to, requirements concerning demolition and reconstruction activities involving asbestos, licensing and training requirements as well as record-keeping obligations.
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCMs/PCTs): Provides an overiew of the specific requirements that apply to Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated terphenyl (PCTs).
Phytosanitary Measures for Wood Packaging: Examines whether the country has ratified the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) as well as provides an overview of applicable requirements on the treatment of timber packaging, such as pallets.
Explosives: Provides an overview of specific restrictions on the possession/storage, use or transport of explosive materials.