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The words and phrases listed below shall be defined as provided in this section. All other words or phrases not defined here shall have the same meaning as defined in Cal. Health & Safety Code § 25501.
HANDLE. To use, generate, process, produce, package, treat, store, emit, discharge or dispose of a hazardous material in any fashion.
HANDLER. Any business which handles a hazardous material.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL. Any material that, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical or chemical characteristics, poses a significant present or potential hazard to human health and safety or to the environment if released into the workplace or the environment. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS include, but are not limited to, hazardous substances, hazardous waste, and any material which a handler or the administering agency has a reasonable basis for believing that it would be injurious to the health and safety of persons or harmful to the environment if released into the workplace or the environment.
('65 Code, § 4-4.303) (Ord. 461-C.S., passed 12-5-95; Am. Ord. 575-C.S., passed 11-20-07; Am. Ord. 587 C.S., passed 12-7-10)