Hazardous Material

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A material that has a risk of physical, health, and safety damage.

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What is Hazardous Material?

Hazardous materials are substances that pose a risk to human health and/or the environment. These materials can include chemicals, biological agents, radioactive materials, and other materials that can be hazardous if not handled properly.  


Examples of hazardous materials include gasoline, oil, solvents, asbestos, lead, mercury, and radioactive materials. 

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