Who Should Use It: Any facility that prepares hazardous materials for transport or is a transporter of hazardous materials. Employers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting property or passengers in interstate commerce. Facilities located in, under, on or adjacent to waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction and engaged in operations that may pose a security threat.
Description: This module reviews the Department of Transportation's (DOT) requirements for shipping and transporting of hazardous materials, including the DOT HM-181 provisions and the DOT's Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. The module includes DOT training requirements, security plan requirements, emergency response information, and shipping preparation, including documentation, marking, labeling, placarding and packaging. It also reviews DOT regulations for the transportation of radioactive materials. The module also covers commercial driver's license regulations, drug and alcohol testing requirements, driver qualification, equipment safety, hours of service, inspection, repair and maintenance requirements for employers and drivers involved in interstate motor carrier operations. United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations implementing the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 are also included in this module and cover requirements for facility security assessments and plans, security measures, compliance with Maritime Security Levels, and training.
- Highway Transportation
- Railroad Transportation
- Air Transportation
- Water Transportation
- Radioactive Materials
- International Transport Standards
- Motor Carrier Safety Standards
- Maritime Transportation Security
- PHMSA, FMCSA
- 33 CFR 101,105
- 49 CFR 107, 130, 171-174, 176, 177-180
- HM-181, HM-215, HM-232
- 49 CFR 380, 382, 383, 385, 387, 390, 391, 392, 393, 395, 396, 397 & 398
- 10 CFR 71, 110