Gathering physical evidence after a HAZCHEM incident

| April 29, 2019

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When a HAZCHEM incident has occurred at the workplace it’s essential to begin gathering physical evidence as soon as possible. Physical evidence is vulnerable as it can quickly deteriorate or even be erased. This blog focuses on the the initial stages of a HAZCHEM incident investigation: preserving the scene and securing the physical evidence that will help you determine what happened. IMPORTANT: The scene of a HAZCHEM incident may still contain chemical residues or unsafe airborne concentrations of hazardous substances. Always protect your own safety as well as that of the investigation team when gathering physical evidence.

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For more than 25 years, ACT has distributed certified top-quality raw materials for the manufacture of food, feed, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. ACT was founded in 1985 in Hamburg, Germany by Dr. Ramin Ghaffari. Today ACT is an established company with over 60 employees in offices in Hamburg and 12 other locations all over the world. Our successes are always the result of teamwork, and each of our colleagues contributes daily with his or her initiative and expertise.

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