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Question: In-place sheltering is never an appropriate option in an accident involving hazardous materials.

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In-place sheltering is never an appropriate option in an accident involving hazardous materials.


In certain circumstances, it is safer to keep community residents indoors than to evacuate them. Local authorities sometimes choose this option, known as in-place sheltering, when evacuation may expose people to large doses of toxic chemicals.

The following procedures are intended to reduce risk in most incidents where in-place sheltering is used:

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