Unpredictable Incidents – Intentional & Accidental
A chemical incident occurs with the accidental or intentional release of hazardous chemicals. Chemicals may be hazardous to humans, pets, livestock, and/or the environment.
A nuclear power plant accident could result in the release of dangerous levels of radiation affecting the health and safety of people living nearby. A release of radioactive material can be accidental or intentional.
A biological incident occurs with an accidental or intentional (bioterrorism) release of a biological agent. These agents may be relatively harmless or may cause serious illness and/or death. Biological agents can affect humans, pets, livestock, and/or the environment.