Contra Costa Health Services staffs an on-call 24 hour/7 day a week hazmat incident response team. The team responds to:
- Technical assistance requests
- Identification of unknown substances
- Health Hazard Information
- Cleanup oversight
- Drug Labs
- Chemical spills
- Hazmat releases
Users may now search our database for incidents using various criteria.
Facilities are required to notify the Hazardous Materials Incident Response Team when there is an incident. The County's Board of Supervisors have approved the Hazardous Materials Incident Notification Policy detailing when and how this should be done.
See also: Phillips 66 Rodeo Refinery Fenceline Data real-time monitoring by the Shoreline Environmental Alliance.
To learn more about accidents being investigation in the United States, go to the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board website.
or call 925-655-3200