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Environmental Compliance Assessment System
(page 6-2, paragraph 6-1b)
A HM is one that, because of its quantity; concentration; or physical, chemical, or
infectious characteristics may do the following:
Cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious,
irreversible, or incapacitating reversible illness.
Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment
when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
(page 6-2, paragraph 6-2a(1-2))
If a unit deals with HM, leaders should:
Ensure the best management practices for all HM.
Comply with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
Order and use only what is required; do not stockpile HM.
Conserve resources through recovery, recycling, and reuse.
Establish a training program, and ensure that personnel are properly trained as
(page 6-3, paragraph 6-2b(1-5))
Recyclable materials include computer printouts, corrugated cardboard, newspaper,
aluminum cans, plastics, oil, solvents, glass, steel, and brass. (page 6-4, paragraph 6-2f)