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Q&A: Display of Identification Number on Bulk Packagings in Transportation

Daniels Training Services 815.821.1550 Info@DanielsTraining.com http://www.danielstraining.com/ Here is a type of question I receive frequently (5.11.16): Good Morning. I’m pulling a gooseneck trailer which is carrying two one- way totes of 1760 (corrosive solution) and 1 tote of 1824 (50%…

What’s on that Truck? The Identification of Hazardous Materials in Transportation

Hazardous materials are a common fixture in our modern lives and an essential ingredient in many of things we take for granted; like drinking carbonated soda from the fountain at our favorite restaurants.  Well, the HazMat has to get to…

What’s Wrong With This Picture? HazMat Release at South Bend, IN Lowe’s

This is how the release was reported on the WSBT website:   With the accompanying text: Read the article yourself here:  Crews Respond to Hazardous Materials Leak Behind Lowe’s in South Bend A leak of some sodium hydroxide.  Seems pretty…

Exceptions to Placarding Requirements at 49 CFR 172.504(f)

49 CFR 172.504 contains the HMR’s General Placarding Requirements.  It is here where the Placarding Tables 1 & 2 are found [§172.504(e)] and the explanation of the DANGEROUS placard option at §172.504(b).  Here also is the shocking exception from displaying a…

Got a Question? Dear Mr. Daniels…The Empty Packaging Exception and the HazMat Endorsement on the CDL

One of the things I love about my business is being able to answer someone’s question about the transportation of hazardous materials or the management of hazardous waste.  Some questions have an easy answer, but a complicated explanation, and those…

The Identification Number Marking on Transport Vehicles and Freight Containers

When required on transport vehicles or freight containers (defined below), identification numbers for hazardous materials (found in Column 4 of the Hazardous Materials Table) must be displayed in one of three ways as detailed in 49 CFR 172.336.  The allowable…