Thursday, February 15, 2018

DOT Emergency Response Telephone Number Information Service


EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION

THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TELEPHONE NUMBER MUST BE MONITORED AT ALL TIMES WHILE THE SHIPMENT IS IN TRANSIT.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION THAT MUST APPEAR ON THE SHIPPING PAPER OR IN A SEPARATE DOCUMENT MAINTAINED WITH THE SHIPPING PAPER:
DESCRIPTION OF THE HM
IMMEDIATE HAZARDS TO HEALTH
IMMEDIATE METHODS FOR HANDLING SMALL OR LARGE FIRES AND SPILLS OR LEAKS
PRELIMINARY FIRST AID MEASURES
The requirement regarding the Hazmat Emergency Response information is contained in 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart G. The hazardous material emergency response number / hazmat 800 number must be maintained at all times that a shipment is in transit. The use of beepers, answering machines and switchboards is not authorized. The hazmat 800number must be to someone capable of providing information on the material.
Written emergency response information must be appropriate for the hazardous material being transported.
Information on hazmat services offered by Hazmat Service:
Contact: info@hazmatservice.com
Office#: 888-932-9994 Ext#1
Fax#: 866-596-1239

2 comments:

  1. Leamon Roofing, Inc.
    Excellent service for a great price. Really helped us get our hazardous materials on the trucks under control. Thanks Hazmat Service

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Press Release 8/23/2010 - US DOT Advisory Alert

The US Department Of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the COSTHA Air Carrier Roundtable would like to remind the hazardous materials community that effective October 1, 2009, the new packaging requirements for transporting cylinders containing compressed oxygen and other oxidizing gases and packages of chemical oxygen generators must be placed in rigid outer packagings that meet the specified flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard an aircraft.



For further information and list of qualified packaging companies contact: info@hazmatservice.com