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EAP Employee Assistance Program
EAP Emergency Action Plan; or Employee Assistance Program - one which deals with employee substance abuse or other non-employment related problems affecting work performance and safety
EDP Electronic Data Processing
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EER Excess Emission Reports
EGA Enhanced Graphics Array
EHS Environment, Health and Safety; or Environmental Health and Safety
EHS Extremely Hazardous Substance
EIA Energy Information Administration
EIL Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance
EIR Environmental Impact Report (CEQA)
EIS Environmental Impact Statement (NEPA)
ELF-EMF Extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields, a controversial area regarding the possibility of inducing cancer in exposed people
ELLPAT Environmental Lead Laboratory Proficiency Analytical Testing
EM Emergency Management
EMA Emergency Management Agency
EMR Electro-Magnetic Radiation
EMS Emergency Medical Service
EN European Norms
EOC Emergency Operations Center - command post for large-scale campus and community emergencies/disasters
EOP Emergency Operations Plan
EP Extraction Procedure
EP TOX Extraction Procedure Toxicity Test (RCRA)
EPA Environmental Protection Agency An agency of the US Federal government which regulates chemical disposal, emissions to air,and water, and community pollution issues.
EPA # Generator # for RCRA manifesting (Federal)
EPCRA Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act Title III of SARA, [a US law] requires facilities storing Reportable Quantities of hazardous materials to report to the LEPC
EPDM Ethylene-propylene terpolymer
EPR Ethylene Propylene
ER Emergency Room
ERA Environmental Risk Assessment (for EIL)
ERC Emissions Reduction Credit
ERG Emergency Response Guide A document providing guidance on emergency response in a transportation incident involving a particular chemical. The term is used in the context of US Department of Transportation requirements.
ERP Emergency Response Plan
ERPG Emergency Response Planning Guideline
ERRIS Emergency and Remedial Response Inventory System
ERT Emergency Response Team
ES&H Environment, Safety, and Health
ESA Endangered Species Act, 15 USC Section 1531 et seq
ESA Environmental Site Assessment
ESCBA Escape Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
ESD Electrostatic Dissipative
ESP Electrostatic Precipitators
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
ETOH Ethyl alcohol, ethanol

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