Hazardous Material

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Hazardous Material

Material that may cause damage because of its inherent nature. Examples include toxic or radioactive items. Most countries have regulations restricting the transportation of hazardous material. For example, the transporter may be required to take certain precautions or may not be permitted to transport in bulk.
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Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP): the standard of proficiency for those dealing with the safe and secure international transportation of dangerous goods.
As practical as this solution may seem to be, it has a significant flaw: the neutralizing agent that is used could it self be considered a dangerous good.
Flexibility and reliability are amongst the key benefits of using TDB Solutions to ship dangerous goods worldwide.
Facilitate the development of a program to require a transportation security clearance for dangerous goods, including an appeals process that would operate like the existing Aeronautics Act clearance program; and
Since 2004, ALPA has urged the Department of Transportation to fully regulate these batteries as dangerous goods, including requiring appropriate packaging, labeling, marking, testing, and pilot notification.
CP believes that new tank car standards are the most important component in enhancing the safe movement of dangerous goods.
General manager of East and West Express in Saudi Arabia, David Scott said there was a clear need for a logistics provider to specialise in this part of the logistics chain and with Saudi Arabia being the global centre for the petrochemical industry along with a recent rapid expansion in the pharmaceutical and medical research sectors, the time was right for a quality provider to offer a world class standard of service to support the movement of dangerous goods to and from the kingdom.
The forthcoming changes to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) will have a significant impact on those involved in the transportation of dangerous goods by air.
Of these, four were found to be committing offences relating to the carriage of dangerous goods legislation.
With health and safety key, drivers transporting such loads have dangerous goods driver licenses.
ADR; applicable from 1 January 2009, European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road; 2v.
A modification negotiated under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) now eases the transportation of dangerous goods between Canada and the U.

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