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Hazmat Made Easier Handbook, Second Edition


The Hazmat Made Easier for All Employees handbook gives your employees a solid overview of key hazmat requirements without overloading them with hard-to-understand terminology. It's an affordable way to help your employees understand their responsibilities when handling, shipping, or transporting hazardous materials.

The handbook reflects current regulations including HM-215I updates. Samples from the hazmat tables have also been updated throughout the book, as well as references to the 2004 Emergency Response Guide.

Updates to the Hazmat Made Easier for All Employees Handbook, Second Edition include...

  • HM-215I changes include ...
    • Inclusion of organic peroxide placard and label
    • Change to single shipping description for hazmat transport (ID number to be listed first)
    • New requirements for package orientation arrows
  • Highlighted chapter headings
  • New chapter review quiz
  • Reorganization to more closely mirror the regs

Also included in the handbook is a quiz to reinforce employees' understanding and a receipt page to document training.

5-1/4" x 8-1/4", paperback, 112 pages. ISBN 1-59042-716-5.


The Hazmat Made Easier for All Employees handbook is the perfect supplement to your training program or as a handy reference. Either way, it can give your employees a basic understanding of key hazmat concepts and help reduce the chance of costly non-compliance fines.

The Hazmat Made Easier for All Employees handbook covers critical hazmat topics, including...

  • The Hazmat Table (172.101) - symbols, hazmat descriptions and proper shipping names, hazard classes and divisions, ID numbers, packing groups, label codes, special provisions, packaging, and more. (Includes updated HM-215G samples and illustrations of the Hazmat Table).
  • Documentation/Shipping Papers (Part 172, Subpart C) - Applicability, exceptions, the shipper's certification, shipping paper retention, the hazmat description, hazardous substances, marine pollutants, elevated-temperature materials, and more.
  • Marking (Part 172, Subpart D) - Requirements for bulk and non-bulk packaging, prohibited markings, liquids in combination packaging, inhalation hazards, ORM-Ds, marine pollutants, elevated- temperature materials, and more.
  • Labeling (Part 172, Subpart E) - Shipper and carrier responsibility, determining labels, exceptions, prohibited labeling, primary and subsidiary labels, label placement, label specifications, and more.
  • Placarding (Part 172, Subpart F) - Placarding requirements, the placard tables, exceptions and placard substitutions, primary and subsidiary placards, placard placement, placard specifications, and more.
  • Incident Reporting (171.15 & 171.16) and Emergency Response (172.602) - For Incident Reporting: carrier and operator responsibility, accidents versus incidents, incidents requiring telephone report, agency notification, written reports, and more. For Emergency Response: general requirements, location during transport, acceptable methods of providing emergency-response information, emergency- response telephone numbers, carrier emergency-information contact, enforcement, and more.
  • Training & Security (Part 172, Subparts H & I) - Basic requirements and recommended practices, and overview of key security issues to assist in promoting general awareness, training required by the Hazardous Materials Regulations.
  • Loading/Unloading (Part 177, Subpart B) - General requirements, class-specific requirements, shipping paper accessibility, driving and parking rules, carrier information contact, and more.
  • Load Segregation (177.848) - Segregation requirements, use of the Segregation Table, the Compatibility Table for Class 1 (explosives), and more.
  • Packaging (178, Subpart L) - Applicability, packaging responsibility, bulk and non-bulk packaging, packing groups and hazard zones, packaging codes, performance-oriented testing, manufacturer's markings, and more.
  • Definitions (171.8) - An alphabetical listing of many of the terms commonly used in the hazmat transportation process.
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