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Workshop: Hazardous Materials Transportation

  • 08/14/2014
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Linn County Emergency Management, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
About: 
This one-day workshop provides a basic overview of how to use the HMR and a summary of many of the requirements found in the HMR - for shipping and transporting Hazardous Materials which can affect transportation safety to include: training requirements, packaging, hazard communications and security 

Who Should Attend? 
Anyone who fills, marks, labels, placards, creates shipping documents, offers, transports or manufactures packagings for hazardous materials in commerce. Persons that have a desire to learn more about US DOT's Hazardous Materials Regulations are encouraged to attend.  

What is the HMR? 
The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) specify requirements for the safe and secure transportation of hazardous materials in commerce by rail car, aircraft, vessel and motor vehicle. These comprehensive regulations govern transportation-related activities by offerors (e.g., shippers, brokers, forwarding agents, freight forwarders, and warehousers); carriers (e.g., common, contract and private); packaging manufacturers, re-conditioners, testers, and re-testers; and independent inspection agencies. 

The HMR apply to each person who performs, or causes to be performed, functions related to the transportation of hazardous materials such as determination of, and compliance with, basic conditions for offering; filling packages; marking and labeling packages; preparing shipping papers; handling, loading, securing and segregating packages within a transport vehicle, freight container or cargo hold; and transporting hazardous materials.

Registrationhttp://opsweb.phmsa.dot.gov/hm_seminars/default_workshop.asp

CONTACT US: (515) 650-0424 | sip@safeguardiowa.org | 4400 East University Ave.,  Suite 101, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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