HazMat

This endorsement is required to haul hazardous materials as defined in Title 49, CFR, §383.5. To receive

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7. Identification numbers assigned to chemicals can be found:

Explanation
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) lists all hazardous chemicals and their assigned identification numbers.

8. How long do shippers need to keep a copy of shipping papers for hazardous materials?

Explanation
Shippers of hazardous materials must retain a copy or electronic image of the associated shipping papers for at least two years from the date that the material is accepted by the initial carrier. For hazardous waste, this increases to three years.

9. What should be done if the third column of the Hazardous Materials Table contains the word “Forbidden?”

Explanation
The third column of the Hazardous Materials Table lists items' hazard classes and divisions. Drivers should never transport a material that is marked by the word "Forbidden."

10. When transporting Division 1.1 materials, the floor liner should be:

Explanation
Use a floor lining when transporting Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 materials. The floors should be tight and the liner must be made from either non-metallic material or non-ferrous metal. Non-ferrous metals are metals that do not contain iron or iron alloys.

11. Shipping papers should be:

Explanation
When transporting hazardous materials, shipping papers should be kept in a pouch in the driver's side door, or in another location where the driver is able to easily reach them while their seat belt is fastened. The papers must be easily visible to anyone who is entering the cab.

12. If a package of hazardous materials is not large enough to hold a label, it should be labeled:

Explanation
If a hazardous materials label will not fit onto a package, it may be placed on a tag that is securely attached to the package.
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