A Checklist of Hazmat Operations for Companies that Transport Hazardous Materials

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), through its hazardous material regulations (HMRs), specifies requirements for the safe transportation of hazardous materials in commerce by rail, aircraft, vessel, and motor vehicle. DOT has general requirements for the loading, unloading, handling, and storage of explosives and hazardous materials as well as specific modal requirements. DOT has requirements at Continue Reading…

Requirements You Need to Make Sure Are In Your Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Plan

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Health and Safety Plan (HASP) applies to cleanup operations required by government agencies at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites, corrective actions involving cleanup at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)-regulated sites, and voluntary cleanup at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. HASP is limited to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Continue Reading…