ACRONYMS OF TERMS

The following table lists the acronyms of terms.

 

CAMEO

Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations

CAS

Chemical Abstracts Service

CHRIS

Chemical Hazards Response Information System

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPCRA

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act

ERG

Emergency Response Guidebook

GIS

Geographic Information System

Hazmat

Hazardous Materials

KML

Keyhole Markup Language

LEPC

Local Emergency Planning Committees

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

NAICS

North American Industry Classification System

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NWS

National Weather Service

RMP

Risk Management Plan

SDS

Safety Data Sheet

SERC

State Emergency Response Commission

SIC

Standard Industrial Classification

UN/DOT

United Nations/Department of Transportation

USFA

United States Fire Administration

UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas