(m) Estimate of event consequences.
Provision should be made to include the
following additional information in notifications
to the LEPC and SERC (See Guidance 5.1.a(6)),
to the extent known at the time of notice and so
long as no delay in notice or emergency
(a) The chemical name or identity of any
substance involved in the release.
(b) An indication of whether the substance is
an extremely hazardous substance.
(c) An estimate of the quantity of any such
substance that was released into the
(d) The time and duration of the release.
(e) The medium or media into which the
(f) Any known or anticipated acute or chronic
health risks associated with the emergency
and, where appropriate, advice regarding
medical attention necessary for exposed
(g) The name and telephone number of the
person or persons to be contacted for
After the initial notification and protective
action recommendation, an appropriate official
or staff member should be available to help local
officials decide whether local areas should be
When requested by offsite organizations,
information needed to perform consequence
assessment should be provided to the extent
Notification messages should avoid the use of
potentially confusing jargon and facility-specific
acronyms or abbreviations.