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Safety information related to:

  • Construction, Agriculture and Natural Resources
    You may be planning to build, demolish, work the ground or extract natural resources (mining, forestry, etc.). More...
     
  • Landowners and Property Managers
    You own or manage property that was once used for military purposes. More...
     
  • First Responders
    You are an emergency responder - a 911 dispatcher, police officer, paramedic or firefighter. You work in a community that may be exposed to the risk of UXO. More...
     
  • Scrap Yards
    If you handle or process scrap metal then you may be in possession of dangerous munitions scrap. You may not even be aware that you have it. More...
     
  • Commercial Fishers, Divers and the Maritime Industry
    If you are in commercial operations such as fishing, clamming or dredging, or if you are a commercial diver or exploration worker, submerged UXO could present a danger to you, your vessel and its crew. More...