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Thousands of incidents occur each year in which HAZMATs are released into the environment as a result of accidents or natural disasters. In addition...
Related links and resources for Hazardous Material Incident hazards and disasters.
Hazardous substances may irritate the skin or eyes, make it difficult to breathe, cause headaches and nausea, or result in other types of illness. Some hazardous substances can cause far more severe health effects.
HAZMATs include such substances as toxic chemicals, fuels, nuclear waste products, and biological, chemical, and radiological agents.
Along with causing that itchy red bump, a mosquito bite can spread diseases, including West Nile, Zika, chikungunya, encephalitis, dengue, yellow fever, and malaria.
When the sun, moon and Earth are aligned, high tidal stress may increase the chances that an earthquake will grow bigger than it otherwise might have been.
The OVATION (Oval Variation, Assessment, Tracking, Intensity, and Online Nowcasting) model is an empirical model of the intensity of auroras.