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Transportation of hazardous materials.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

Transportation of hazardous materials.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held June 12-14, 1974.

    StatementHearings, Ninety-third Congress, second session, on S.2064, to amend the laws governing the transportation of hazardous materials.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 433 p.
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22232459M

    This book has been written as a guidebook to understanding and applying the Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazard Materials Regulations (HMR) to the shipment and handling of regulated hazardous materials. The intent is to provide a general reference that can be used by industry managers to provide training on hazard awareness and to assist in job specific . A hazardous material, as defined by the Secretary of Transportation is, any “particular quantity or form” of a material that “may pose an unreasonable risk to health and safety or property.” Key Provisions of the Hazardous Materials Transporation Act. Hazardous materials regulations are subdivided by function into four basic areas.

    Transportation of hazardous wastes in Arizona: development of a data base management system for basic analysis / A. Essam Radwan (and 3 others) --Incidence, regulation, and movement of hazardous materials in New Jersey / Patricia K. Soeteber --Information sources for flow analyses of hazardous materials / George List, Mark Abkowitz, Edith Page. The Need for Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Major disasters like that in Bhopal, India, in December , which resulted in more than 2, deaths and over , injuries, are rare. Reports of spills and releases of hazardous materials, however, are increasingly commonplace. Thousands of new chemicals are developed each year.

    Working with Hazardous Materials; Working with Hazardous Materials. Forklift operators transport hazardous materials daily. Forklifts are used in chemical manufacturing plants as well as other hazardous locations. Accidents and spills occur. Workers need to be aware of these hazards and how to avoid exposures. Hazardous Materials Transportation Policy & Procedures 4 Certain hazardous materials are exempt from shipping regulations when shipped in small quantities. These accepted quantity limits vary by material. S&R will determine the regulatory status of your material, including any possible exceptions, based on.


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