Overview of the Hazardous Material Regulations of the USDOT

This was a brief (I was given 50 minutes but stretched it into an hour) presentation I provided at the MRA Safety Conference in Moline, IL on October 2, 2015. This presentation attempts to summarize the requirements of a Shipper of hazardous materials and the requirements of a Carrier to provide training for their employees who operate a motor vehicle over a public roadway. Topics reviewed and explained include: Identification of regulatory agencies Responsibilities of a Shipper of hazardous materials Registration as a Shipper or Carrier of HazMat Providing training for HazMat Employees Classifying hazardous materials Selecting authorized packaging for hazardous materials The four hazard communication methods: Labels, Markings, Shipping Papers, & Placards The requirements for HazMat Driver training HazMat Transportation Security: General Awareness training, In-Depth Security training, and the Safety & Security Plan

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Overview of the Hazardous Material Regulations of the USDOT

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This was a brief (I was given 50 minutes but stretched it into an hour) presentation I provided at the MRA Safety Conference in Moline, IL on October 2, 2015. This presentation attempts to summarize the requirements of a Shipper of hazardous materials and the requirements of a Carrier to provide training for their employees who operate a motor vehicle over a public roadway. Topics reviewed and explained include: Identification of regulatory agencies Responsibilities of a Shipper of hazardous materials Registration as a Shipper or Carrier of HazMat Providing training for HazMat Employees Classifying hazardous materials Selecting authorized packaging for hazardous materials The four hazard communication methods: Labels, Markings, Shipping Papers, & Placards The requirements for HazMat Driver training HazMat Transportation Security: General Awareness training, In-Depth Security training, and the Safety & Security Plan
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