The California Hazardous Materials and Oil Emergency Function is an annex to the State Emergency Plan. CA ESF-10 is a framework for agencies with jurisdictional or regulatory authority to conduct all phases of emergency management for threatened or actual releases of oil or hazardous materials.
The lead, primary, and supporting agencies named in the CA ESF-10 Annex work together within their respective authorities to, among other actions:
- Minimize, contain, and monitor a release or spill.
- Coordinate or oversee the removal of hazardous materials, oil, or debris.
- Set or recommend evacuation, re-entry, clearance and remediation levels.
- Develop guidance and recommendations for response activities.
CA ESF-10 Documents
- October 2013: CA ESF 10 Hazardous Materials Annex (PDF)
- State of California Emergency Plan & Emergency Functions
Cal OES’s Hazardous Materials Tool Kit
- HazMat Tool Kit Changes
- HazMat Tool Kit Part 1 – Introduction
- HazMat Tool Kit Part 2 – Concept of Operations
- HazMat Tool Kit Part 3 – Roles and Responsibilities
- HazMat Tool Kit Part 4 – Attachments