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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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The CFR 49, IATA, and ICAO regulations state the training requirements for individuals certifying HAZMAT.
Some units have bought insecticides, compressed gas and cleaning supplies that arc not HAZMAT in the US.
The CoP is especially helpful for Soldiers and transportation personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, where access to HAZMAT experts and resources is limited.
CAAs can also be issued as Packaging CAAs, meaning that alternate HAZMAT packaging is approved for transportation and meets U.
The process for applying for or renewing a CDL with a HAZMAT endorsement has changed and has become more complex," said Deputy Secretary Serian.
NAVSUP has now intercepted the flow of unused HAZMAT before it is disposed of as hazardous waste.
KNOWING WHERE TO FIND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (HAZMAT) PACKAGING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND HAZMAT INFORMATION RESOURCES CAN GO A LONG WAYS TOWARD HANDLING HAZMAT CORRECTLY.
DLA's Joint Environmental Material Management Service (JEMMS) is an effort to work across the joint services to guarantee the successful management of DoD's HAZMAT inventory.
The Department of Defense has published its own HAZMAT response guidelines for installation response that includes TIMs: Department of Defense Instruction 2000.
Many of the maintenance actions requiring HAZMAT are emergent work, which must be accomplished without delay; waiting for material to transit the Atlantic Ocean is not an option.
Of course, as the training provides HAZMAT awareness and operations training, it can be used by anyone on the CERFP.
If your unit transports hazardous materials (HAZMAT), you need to get to know the HAZMAT Transportation Community of Practice (CoP).