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All hazardous waste facilities must have internal communications or alarm systems to alert employees and provide instructions in an emergency. A telephone or two-way radio is required so police, fire departments, or emergency response teams can be contacted immediately. All employees must have access to communication devices at all times. Emergency response equipment including portable fire extinguishers, fire control equipment, spill control equipment, and decontamination equipment need to be available. Fire suppression equipment such as fire hoses or sprinklers must have an adequate water supply. All emergency equipment must be tested and maintained to ensure it operates correctly during an emergency. Adequate aisle space must be provided to allow for unobstructed movement of people and emergency response equipment in the event of an emergency.