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Quick Take:  Modal-Specific Training Requirements of the Hazardous Material Regulations

Quick Take: Modal-Specific Training Requirements of the Hazardous Material Regulations

The requirement for initial and triennial training of HazMat Employees can be found within the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) at 49 CFR 172, subpart H. Requirements include: Provide initial training within ninety (90) days of employment as a HazMat Employee…

PHMSA Offers One-Day HazMat Transportation Training Workshops in 2015

PHMSA’s Hazardous Materials Safety Assistance Team conducts workshops specialized to meet the needs of industry or the public safety community. These free one-day events are scheduled across the nation (see below). The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180)…

Transportation of Hazardous Materials Between the US and Canada

Persons responsible for the safe transportation of hazardous materials within the U.S., known as HazMat Employees, must receive the training required by the US DOT at 49 CFR 172, Subpart H.  If you only ship hazardous materials domestically, by highway…

DOT Requirements for Frequency of HazMat Employee Training

When must you train your HazMat Employees:  How soon after employment begins, and how frequently must you provide refresher training?  Fortunately 49 CFR 172.704(c) provides answers to these questions. First of all a new hire or one whose job function…

The Top Six Hazardous Material Transportation Violations

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) within the US DOT is tasked with enforcing the nations hazardous materials transportation regulations across all modes of transportation.  The unannounced inspections of its agents of the regulated community, ie. shippers, receivers,…

Free Stuff from PHMSA for HazMat Employers

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1817. One benefit of those taxes is the resources provided to you free of charge from government agencies.  One of those agencies, the PHMSA within the US DOT, makes…