Introduction to Shipping Hazardous Materials
Across the United States, thousands of shipments of hazardous materials are carried every day. Keeping these shipments safe, and protecting the communities they pass through, requires careful work. How can you be sure your chemicals are classified, packaged, labeled, and handled safely? Start with a free guide to the Department of Transportation’s rules for shipping dangerous chemicals: the HMR.
See what each classification really means, and how the different marking and documentation requirements interact. Understand the overlaps between the DOT’s rules and other chemical labeling systems, like GHS and HazCom 2012. This guide will help you comply with the law, and make your shipments safer.