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Hazardous Materials Management Department

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Mr. Jaguna Ganiyu Adebayo
Head, Hazardous Materials


The hazardous material management department is commissioned to function as stated below:


Functions

  • To develop adequate capacity to monitor and regulate hazardous materials to enforce compliance.
  • Establish data base for all generators of hazard/toxic waste
  • INVENTORIZATION of persistent organic pollutants (pops)persistent toxic substance(pts)sources, rate recovery etc.
  • Develop appropriate legislation and standards for hazardous materials handling in the state.
  • Regulations of activities of chemicals retailers and whole sales in compliance with environmental laws and standard.
  • Issuance of chemical permit/license to the manufacture and marketers of chemical and allied products.
  • Safe destruction of expired, obsolete and damaged materials and finished products.
  • Monitoring, surveillance, assessment and investigation of incidence of chemical spills within the state.