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PHMSA Releases Mobile App for Online CFR

PHMSA Releases Mobile App for Online CFR

The Bullet:

PHMSA has developed and released a mobile app to allow for access to the Hazardous Materials Regulations online.

Who:

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

What:
  • It is a simplified version of the web-based application which was released to the public in March of 2016.
  • It provides the first-ever mobile access to search, view, and navigate PHMSA’s Hazardous Materials Regulations in 49 CFR parts 100-180 for the classifying, handling, and packaging of hazardous materials by all modes (highway, rail, aircraft, and vessel).  Read:  Modal-Specific Training Requirements of PHMSA.
  • It provides the first-ever mobile access to PHMSA’s Pipeline Safety Regulations in 49 CFR parts 190-199.
  • It is also unique because it allows users to navigate regulations at the paragraph level.
Where:

The oCFR app was released to both Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store for use on iOS and Android mobile devices.  You can find the oCFR with these links: Google Play Store (for Android devices) and iTunes (for iPhones and iPads).

When:

Released July 6, 2017.

Why:

PHMSA continues to improve safety and public access to the latest transportation regulations.  The oCFR mobile application is a simplified version of the web-based application which was released to the public in March of 2016.

How:

The oCFR app was released to both Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store for use on iOS and Android mobile devices.

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Access to the regulations is only part of the equation.  To make your compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations “add up” you must provide HazMat Employee training for all personnel involved in the transportation of hazardous materials.