Explosive Hazard Law and Legal Definition

Explosive hazard means “a condition where danger exists because explosives are present that may react (e.g., detonate, deflagrate) in a mishap with potential unacceptable effects (e.g., death, injury, damage) to people, property, operational capability, or the environment.” [32 CFR 179.3; Title 32-National Defense; Subtitle A-Department Of Defense; Chapter I-Office Of The Secretary Of Defense; Subchapter H-Closures And Realignment; Part 179-Munitions Response Site Prioritization Protocol (MRSPP)]