C. General specifications for placards are found in Title 49, CFR, Section 172.519.
D. Instructions for placarding areas where aircraft are parked are contained in AFJMAN 24-
204/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19/DLAM 4145.3, Preparing Hazardous
Materials for Military Air Shipments.
SECTION X. REPORTS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENTS
6.36 Notification of Incidents. Notification of incidents occurring during preparation and
loading of hazardous materials involving personnel exposure to ionizing radiation, property
damage, death, or injury necessitating hospitalization will be reported in accordance with Chapter
5, Section II, paragraph 5.11 of this document. Additionally, Title 49 CFR, Section 172.604
specifies that any person who offers a hazardous material for transportation must provide a 24-
hour emergency response telephone number (including the area code or international access
code) for use in the event of an emergency involving the hazardous material.
6.37 Reportable Quantities. If a package, drum, or other container marked with the letters
"RQ" is ruptured during loading operations and a release of a hazardous substance occurs, the
following action will be taken:
A. The employee first having knowledge of the release will notify their immediate supervisor
of the incident.
B. Personnel not equipped with proper protective clothing and equipment will be excluded
from the spill area.
C. The Spill Contingency Plan outlined in chapter 7 will be activated.
D. Reports of the release will be made in accordance with locally established procedures.