How Do You Know You Meet Hazardous Materials Compliance Requirements?
Hazmat noncompliance – or not knowing – puts businesses and lives at risk. Get in compliance and drive safer with hazmat training from NTCI.
You May Be a Hazmat Carrier Without Knowing It.
USDOT definition of a hazmat employer
USDOT definition of a hazmat worker
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Base Fines for Violation of PHMSA Standards
CIVIL: UP TO $186,000
CRIMINAL: UP TO $500,000
How Do You Know If You’re In Compliance?
How Do You Know If You Have Quality Hazmat Training?
- Do your hazmat employees know how to properly secure packages?
- Do your hazmat employees know how to identify hazardous materials?
- Do your hazmat employees know how to operate in regard to the type of material they’re handling?
Are You Training Often Enough?
- Do you train your hazmat employees within 90 days of employment?
- Do you hold additional training every 3 years?
Can You Provide Proper Documentation?
- Do you have documentation of your employees’ completed training?
- Do you have the necessary paperwork, including training completion dates and descriptions?
- Do you have proper shipping papers, vehicle placards, and copies of your USDOT HM Registration Number?
How NTCI Helps You Get In Compliance
NTCI Consultant Tip
– Brent Moore, Senior Safety Consultant
Types of Hazmat Training
General Awareness Training
- Hazardous Materials Tables (HMTs)
- Shipping papers
- Marking and labeling
- Highway, air, rail, and water modal security requirements
Security Awareness Training
- Update your hazmat security plan as needed
- Define specific duties and responsibilities for each employee
- Define specific actions for each employee in the event of a security breach
- Train new employees within their first 90 days of employment
Hazmat Safety Training
- Implement organizational plan to prevent hazmat-related issues
- Develop an emergency response plan that meets PHMSA requirements
- Train employees how to respond in hazmat emergencies
Function Specific Training
- Required hazmat paperwork
- Proper hazmat packaging and preparation
- Specific training requirements for the materials your employees handle