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Hazardous Materials Transportation: Bulk Transport

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the minimum requirements for complying with the hazardous materials regulations for non-bulk shipments.
  • List the information about hazardous chemicals that can be found in the Hazardous Materials Table.
  • List the information that must be marked on packages to be shipped.
  • Explain how to properly contain hazardous materials for shipping.

Available in English

20 minutes

This lesson is for all workers involved in the loading, unloading, and transport of hazardous bulk materials.

Course Outline
  • What Is Non-Bulk Packaging?
  • Selecting Non-Bulk Packaging
  • Package Markings and Labels
  • Transporting Non-Bulk Packages
Regulations
  • 49 CFR 173 - Shippers-General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings
  • 49 CFR 178 - Specifications for Packagings