Accession Number:

ADA460180

Title:

Feasibility Study (FS) and Remedial Investigation/Site Inspection (RI/SI) Addendum for Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, Revision 2

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LITTLE (ARTHUR D) INC CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-11-19

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

Personnel involved in remedial investigations and field sampling at sites where hazardous substances hazardous materials, and wastes are present may be potentially exposed to a wide variety of chemical, physical, environmental, biological, and ergonomic hazards, including 1 Inhalation of toxic airborne contaminants, 2 Skin contact with contaminated soil and water, 3 Presence of flammablecombustible vapors, 4 Explosives and unexploded ordnance, 5 Oxygen-deficient atmospheres, 6 Heat stress due to protective clothing and environmental conditions. 7 Etiologic agents and biological hazards and 8 Physical hazards inherent to field operations e.g., working near heavy equipment, slips, trips, falls. Thus, adequate planning is essential prior to performing work at sites containing hazardous substances in order to minimize the risk of employee injury or illness.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE