FREE Hazardous Materials Transportation Workshops

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FREE Hazardous Materials

Transportation Workshops



Workshop 1

Date:


November 5, 2013

Time:


7:30am


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Location:


Erie County Division of Fire


Safety




Department of Emergency


Services



Training & Operations

C
enter



3359 Broadway


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http://www2.erie.gov/fire/index.php?q=how
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What is the workshop about?

These one
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day workshops provide 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
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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 transporta
tion
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related activities by offerors (e.g.,
shippers, brokers, forwarding agents, freight forwarders, and warehousers); carriers (e.g., common,
contract, and private); packaging manufacturers, re
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conditioners, testers, and re
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testers; and independent
inspec
tion 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.

Register Online Today!

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

For More Information Call:


(609) 989
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