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DOT Incident Response and Transport Security

Learning Objectives

  • Describe response strategies how to respond to a hazardous materials transportation incident.
  • Explain how to protect against hazardous materials security threats.

Available in English

20 minutes

This is Lesson 5 of a five-lesson hazardous materials transportation awareness curriculum. The purpose of the lesson is to provide individuals who are involved with the transportation of hazardous materials with an awareness-level understanding of incident response and transport security. This awareness-level course has been prepared to meet the intent of the Federal DOT hazardous materials regulations, Title 49 CFR, Parts 172 through 173.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Incident Response
  • Transport Security
Regulations
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 172, Subpart G (Emergency Response) and Subpart I (Safety and Security)
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 177, Carriage by Public Highway
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Subchapter B, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Part 397, Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Driving and Parking Rules
  • California Department of Motor Vehicles, Section 9: Hazardous Materials
  • Driver Hazardous Materials Safety Guide, Zurich Services Corporation, 2015
  • Hazardous Materials Rules for Commercial Drivers, Excerpts from New Jersey Commercial Driver's License Manual