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Introducing the world of HazMat to high school students and making them aware of HazMat as a career option.

Introducing the world of HazMat to high school students and making them aware of HazMat as a career option.

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  • 1. Hazardous Materials and You! Elementary and High School HAZMAT AWARENESS Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 2. Hazardous materials are all around you, everyday! What about Hazardous Materials? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 3. Chemicals and Substances Found in: Batteries Household Products Devices Exactly what are hazardous materials? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 4. What’s the difference? HazMat or Dangerous Goods? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 5. They are next to you on the street They are in your classroom They are in your house They are even on the sports field! Where are they? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 6. You know they are there if you see signs like this: Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 7. In small amounts, many products (chemicals, pharmaceuticals, etc..) are not considered hazardous! However! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 8. A demonstration of two food products that when combined, react in a dangerous manner. Demonstration Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 9. Why are these dangerous?
    • eBay
    • Dry Ice
    • Batteries
    • Blood
    • Paint Ball Container
    • Wii Game
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 10. What can happen?
    • In aircraft
    • In the mail
    • In packages
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 11. This can happen! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 12. And This! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 13. UPS and FedEx planes destroyed from hazmat fires in cargo! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 14. And what about this?! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 15. Power Drill in suitcase turns on, overheats and starts fire in luggage! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 16. Legend (the movie) Value Jet UPS HazMat Incidents Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 17. Can any of you name a movie that depicts a hazmat incident? Over to you! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 18. Products you wouldn’t suspect contain hazardous materials!
    • Shampoo
    • Glue
    • Fireworks
    • Lighter Fluid and Lighters
    • Aerosol cans
    • Batteries
    • Scuba Diving Tanks
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 19. With Hazardous materials all around you – what can you do? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 20. be a HAZMAT HERO Do your part! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 21. If you see something suspicious…
    • Call your parents
    • Tell a teacher
    • Tell your coach
    • Call the Fire Dept
    • Call 911
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 22. If you see someone packing something for a flight that doesn’t look right – ASK!
    • Then, explain the alternatives:
    • Gels
    • Non-aerosol
    • Pump containers
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 23. NEVER PACK, CARRY-ON, OR SHIP FIREWORKS! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 24. It is breaking the law, and you can go to jail or pay a serious fine IF PEOPLE SEND HAZMAT WITHOUT TELLING ANYONE …… Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 25. What about a career as a HazMat Professional?
    • Go interesting places
    • Meet people from different industries
    • Have a unique job!
    • Be a professional
    • HazMat Hero !
    Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 26. We participate in the safe transport of dangerous goods by air, sea, water and rail. What does a HazMat Professional do? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 27.
    • Fortune 500 companies
    • Transportation Companies
    • Manufacturers and Shippers
    • Governments
    Who hires HazMat Professionals? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 28. It Depends! High School, Trade School, University Many HazMat Professionals have degrees or certificates in non-HazMat subjects! What training is required? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 29. You probably won’t be another Donald Trump, but you will have an above average income with excellent benefits. Will I make a lot of money? Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 30. Learn more about HazMat by visiting: wwwcf.fhwa.dot.gov/education/index.htm Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 31. Even if you choose not to be a HazMat Professional, always be a HazMat Hero ! Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008
  • 32. LABELMASTER Your Total Compliance Source 800-621-5808 www.labelmaster.com Produced in Chicago by:
    • SKOLNIK
    • Steel Containers + Packaging
    • 800-441-8780
    • www.skolnik.com
    We encourage everyone to use this presentation to spread the word in our educational communities. If you wish to add slides, please do, however, for any changes to existing slides written permission must be obtained by contacting Labelmaster. Copyright Skolnik Industries/Labelmaster 2008