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Hearing on the transportation of hazardous material by rail

California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Transportation.

Hearing on the transportation of hazardous material by rail

do we need more protection? : August 15, 1991, Los Angeles, California

by California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Transportation.

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Published by The Committee, Additional copies from Assembly Publications Office in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- California.,
    • Railroads -- Freight -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTransportation of hazardous material by rail.
      StatementAssembly Committee on Transportation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC10.4 .T7 1991a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1048775M
      LC Control Number93621545

      According to 49 CFR , DOT hazardous materials training is required for personnel classified as “hazmat employees,” defined at 49 CFR as employees who perform any job functions that affect the safe transportation of hazardous materials, including personnel who. (Total train-miles were up by 5 percent from to ) In addition, the year saw only 37 train accidents out of the 3, reported in which a hazardous material was released, with a total of only 50 hazardous material cars releasing some amount of product, despite about million movements of hazardous materials by rail.

      Defense Transportation Regulation – Part III 20 February Mobility III-J-1 APPENDIX J HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) CERTIFICATION AND MOBILITY PROCEDURES A. GENERAL 1. HAZMAT requires special attention due to the inherent nature of the items. All personnel involved in the transportation of HAZMAT must be familiar and trained with all laws. Regulated HAZMAT are materials determined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce. These materials are segregated into classes and divisions and identified in 49 CFR , Hazardous Materials Classes and Index to Hazard Class Definitions.

      5. TRANSPORT AND STORAGE 1. What happens during the transport of chemicals Large amounts of chemicals and other products which can cause hazards to human health and harm to the environment are used at places of work. Industrial production takes place, and raw materials are located, all . Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts –) to establish requirements that enhance the safe and secure transportation of hazardous materials by rail. The IFR requires rail carriers to compile annual data on certain shipments of explosive, toxic by inhalation, and radioactive materials; use the data to analyze safety and.


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