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Chemical Hazard Response Information System

Definition/Scope: The Chemical Hazards Response Information System (CHRIS) is designed to provide information needed for decision-making by responsible Coast Guard personnel during emergencies that occur during the water transport of hazardous chemicals. CHRIS also provides much information that can be used by the Coast Guard in its efforts to achieve better safety procedures and so prevents accidents.



Broader Terms:

US Coast Guard

Narrower Terms:

Federal On-Scene Coordinator
Hazard Assessment Computer System
hazardous chemicals
transport ship
transportation support

Related Terms:

International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue
Military DecisionMaking Process

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