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Research and Markets: DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory Guide - 2012

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88c03029/dot_hazardous_mate) has announced the addition of the 'DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety: Federal Regulatory Guide' subscription to their offering.

DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety helps hazardous materials (hazmat) transporters, shippers, and facilities that receive hazardous materials or prepare hazardous materials for shipment ensure that they are in compliance with the complex set of applicable federal DOT hazmat regulations. This guide is also designed for use by any carrier that either transports or delivers interstate freight, as well as any company that provides interstate bus service, and those engaging in intrastate transport in states that follow federal DOT regulations.

Benefits

- Covers all DOT requirements for transport of hazardous materials or hazardous wastes by motor carrier, rail, aircraft, and vessel

- Provides compliance management and audit inspection checklists for both motor carrier personnel and vehicles

- Field-tested by STC professionals who are recognized international leaders in environmental health and safety auditing and compliance management

- Enables experienced auditors to expedite an inquiry and less experienced auditors to review detailed instructions as needed

- Assists in ensuring compliance and thus avoiding citations and fines

- Saves time and reduces audit costs

Topic Areas

- Cargo tank requirements

- DOT requirements for transport by motor vehicle, vessel, rail, and aircraft

- Driver qualifications and responsibilities

- Drug and alcohol testing

- Emergency response notification

- Financial assurance

- Hazmat training requirements

- Intermodal transport

- International shipments to/from Canada and Mexico

- Labeling and placarding

- Packaging requirements

- Recordkeeping

- Requirements specific to particular hazardous materials

- Security plans

- Transport of migrant workers

- Vehicle inspection, repair, and maintenance

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/88c03029/dot_hazardous_mate

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