Who enforces 49 CFR?

Title 49 is the principal set of rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) issued by the Departments of Transportation and Homeland Security, federal agencies of the United States regarding transportation and transportation related security.

Which of the following regulations governs the domestic transport of dangerous goods in the USA?

The Hazardous Materials Transportation Act
The Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), enacted in 1975, is the principal federal law in the United States regulating the transportation of hazardous materials….Hazardous Materials Transportation Act.

Enacted by the 93rd United States Congress
Effective January 3, 1975
Public law P.L. 93-633
Statutes at Large 88 Stat. 2156

Which of the following must be included in the emergency response information provided for a hazmat shipment?

This information must include the immediate hazard to health; risks of fire or explosion; immediate precautions to be taken in the event of an accident; immediate methods for handling fires; initial methods for handling spills or leaks in the absence of fire; and preliminary first aid measures.

What are the 3 governing publications for dangerous goods?

International Resources

  • International Air Transport Association ( IATA )
  • International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO )
  • UN Dangerous Goods ( UNECE )

What government agency regulates dangerous goods that are to be transported via aircraft?

FAA is responsible for compliance with the HMR for air transportation. Aircraft operators are also subject to FAA requirements in the 14 CFR.

Who must provide emergency response information?

Emergency Response Information Requirements and the Emergency Response Guidebook. 49 CFR 172.600 mandates the shipper of a hazardous material to provide emergency response information specific to each hazardous material that appears on the shipping paper.

What is the emergency response number?

1-800-4HAZMAT, for example, should be written as 1-800-442-9628 on hazmat shipping papers.

What are the regulatory agencies involved in the enforcement of the HMR?

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Security Administration (PHMSA); Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA); and, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

What is part 5 of the IMDG code?

Part 5 of IMDG Code starts with the two most important aspects of consignment procedures No one must offer dangerous goods for transport unless the goods are marked, labelled, placarded and documented according to part 5 of IMDG Code, and A Carrier must not accept dangerous goods unless a copy of dangerous goods declaration is provided

Why are dangerous goods regulated by the IMDG code?

The IMDG Code regulates the transport of dangerous goods by sea in order to prevent injury to persons or damage to ships and their cargoes. Dangerous Goods means the substances, materials and articles in packaged form covered by IMDG Code. Transport of marine pollutants is primarily regulated to prevent harm to the marine environment.

Can a package be exempt from the IMDG code?

A package containing Dangerous Goods of a low degree of danger may be exempted from labelling requirements and will be indicated in the Dangerous Goods list. These documents should be retained on board. Shipper of a Dangerous material required to prepare a shipping document that should be as per IMDG Code.

What is the aim of IMDG or international maritime?

To regulate the transport by sea of dangerous goods to reasonably prevent injury to person or damage to the ship. To regulate transport by sea of marine pollutant to prevent harm to the marine environment. What are dangerous goods? Dangerous goods mean the substances, materials and articles in packaged form covered by IMDG code.