Tag Archives: DOT

Hazmat Transportation Training, Do You Need it?

Yesterday I shared the link to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Association’s (PHMSA) free training modules on my Facebook page and Twitter account.  I wanted to use this post to discuss the training requirements for the … Continue reading

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Frequently Shipped Hazardous Materials

Following is a list of commonly shipped hazardous materials that are typically undeclared–that means they are shipped illegally.   Need more information?  Check out my post on DOT training requirements.

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Are You Shipping Batteries?

Based on my experience, one of the largest areas of non-compliance is the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat).    Many times logistics or warehouse personnel are unaware that hazardous materials are required to be packaged, unloaded, loaded, documented and shipped in … Continue reading

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Six Competence Boosting Strategies

The last thing most companies should want is to waste hundreds, possibly thousands, of hours and dollars; yet when we consider the ineffectiveness of most training that is exactly what occurs.  The question we must consider is: “are the employees … Continue reading

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Keep Employees Engaged In EHS Training with These Resources

In my previous post, Help EHSCSI: How Do I Keep Employees Engaged in EHS?  I talked about having fun with an environmental, health and safety program–specifically including engaging elements into training.  Following I have included a few resources that can … Continue reading

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The Devil is in the Details…Hazardous Waste Training Requirements

In this series on hazardous waste we have discussed: defining hazardous waste; managing hazardous waste at home; determining generator status; hazardous waste accumulation and storage requirements.  This article will review training requirements, one of the biggest violations that companies incur.   The … Continue reading

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