Hazard analysis is a location specific risk and hazard analysis based
on the potential / actual risks and hazards that may be encountered.
The Incident Safety Officer will perform site-specific analyses for affected
areas, as appropriate. Based on these analyses, the Incident Safety Officer
and Incident Commander will determine further necessary action. The following
sections outline the minimum assessment level required while conducting
Chemical hazards (concentrations, routes of entry, etc.)
hazards (in the case of a WMD incident, the
Incident Safety Officer will outline safety procedures to the APHIS
The hazard analysis is not a replacement for properly trained personnel.
It is useful to assure the awareness of specific hazards and to provide
a baseline for personnel who, in a deployment situation, are performing
tasks outside their
normal work scope. Appendix 3-A is an example of the Hazard Analysis
for an APHIS deployment.