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The 49 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) is a set of regulations issued by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to govern the transportation of hazardous materials in the United States. These regulations are
particularly relevant to a wide range of individuals, businesses, and organizations involved in the transportation, handling, and shipping of hazardous materials. Adherence to the regulations outlined in 49 CFR is crucial to maintain the
safety and well-being of the public, the environment, and those directly involved in the transportation and handling of hazardous materials within the United States.
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Who Needs the 49 CFR? Here are the key groups of people who typically need to adhere to the regulations outlined in 49 CFR:
Transportation and Logistics Professionals: This includes truck drivers, freight forwarders, logistics coordinators, and shipping/receiving personnel responsible for transporting hazardous materials via road, rail, air,
or sea within the United States.
Manufacturers and Shippers of Hazardous Materials: Any business or individual involved in the production, packaging, labeling, or shipping of hazardous materials is required to follow the regulations stipulated in 49 CFR
to ensure safe and compliant transportation.
Safety and Compliance Officers: Safety and compliance officers within organizations need to have an understanding of 49 CFR as it pertains to storage of hazardous materials. This helps ensure their company's operations adhere
to the proper safety protocols and regulations regarding hazardous materials storage and transport.
Emergency Responders: Firefighters, police officers, hazmat teams, and other emergency responders need to be familiar with the regulations in 49 CFR as it pertains to response and public safety during a hazardous materials
Environmental and Health Professionals: Environmentalists, health professionals, and regulatory authorities rely on 49 CFR to help in understanding regulations, assess compliance, and ensure the proper handling, storage,
and disposal of hazardous materials to protect public health and the environment.
Chemical and Petrochemical Industry Personnel: Employees working in chemical manufacturing plants, refineries, and facilities handling and processing hazardous materials need to understand and comply with the regulations
outlined in 49 CFR pertaining to packaging, marking, labeling and shipping tasks involving hazardous materials.
49 CFR Training Requirements: We have interactive hazmat training classes that meet the 49 CFR training requirements. Get hazmat training certification with Labelmaster hazmat training classes.
The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is a set of guidelines and regulations provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the safe transportation of dangerous goods by air. Various individuals, organizations,
and industries dealing with the air transport of hazardous materials must comply with the IATA DGR to ensure the safe and secure movement of these goods. Adherence to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations is essential to ensure the safety
of individuals, the aircraft, and the environment during the air transport of hazardous materials. This DGR resource helps to prevent accidents, protect the public, and maintain the integrity and safety of the air transportation industry.
Who Needs the IATA DGR? Here are the key stakeholders who typically need to adhere to the regulations outlined in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations:
Airlines and Air Cargo Handlers: Airlines, air cargo carriers, and their employees who handle, transport, or facilitate the transportation of dangerous goods by air must comply with the IATA DGR to ensure the safe handling
and transport of hazardous materials.
Freight Forwarders and Logistics Companies: Professionals in the freight forwarding and logistics industry involved in arranging air shipments of hazardous materials must be knowledgeable about and comply with the IATA DGR
to ensure compliance with air transport regulations.
Manufacturers and Shippers of Dangerous Goods: Manufacturers and shippers of dangerous goods, including chemical companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other industries, need to adhere to the IATA DGR to correctly
package, label, and document the air transport of hazardous materials.
Packing and Labeling Service Providers: Companies or individuals involved in packing, labeling, marking, or documenting dangerous goods for air transport must comply with the IATA DGR to ensure the materials are handled
and transported safely.
Ground Handling Agents: Ground handling agents, including personnel involved in loading, unloading, and handling cargo at airports, must comply with the IATA DGR to ensure the safe handling and segregation of dangerous goods.
Regulatory Authorities and Inspectors: Regulatory authorities, inspectors, and enforcement agencies use the IATA DGR to oversee and enforce compliance with air transport regulations related to dangerous goods.
Emergency Responders: Emergency responders, including airport fire services and other emergency personnel, must have an understanding of the IATA DGR to effectively respond to incidents involving dangerous goods during air
IATA Training Requirements: Learn how to use the IATA DGR with our interactive dangerous good training classes. Get dangerous goods certification with these DG classes.
The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code is essential for various individuals, organizations, and industries involved in the maritime transportation of dangerous goods. The IMDG Code, developed by the International
Maritime Organization (IMO), provides guidelines and regulations for the safe and secure transport of hazardous materials by sea. Adherence to the IMDG Code is crucial to ensure the safety of individuals, vessels, and the marine environment
during the maritime transportation of hazardous materials. This regulatory resource helps prevent accidents, protect marine life, and maintain the integrity and safety of the maritime transportation industry.
Who Needs the IMO IMDG Code? Here are the key stakeholders who typically need to adhere to the regulations outlined in the IMDG Code:
Shipping Companies and Vessel Operators: Shipping companies and operators of vessels transporting dangerous goods by sea must comply with the IMDG Code to ensure safe handling, stowage, and transportation of hazardous materials.
Freight Forwarders and Logistics Companies: Professionals in the freight forwarding and logistics industry involved in arranging sea shipments of hazardous materials must be knowledgeable about and comply with the IMDG Code
to ensure compliance with maritime transport regulations.
Manufacturers and Shippers of Dangerous Goods: Manufacturers and shippers of dangerous goods, including chemical companies, companies in the petroleum industry, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other DG related industries,
need to adhere to the IMDG Code to correctly package, label, and document the sea transport of hazardous materials.
Port Authorities and Terminal Operators: Port authorities and terminal operators must enforce the IMDG Code to ensure that dangerous goods are handled and stored safely at ports, and that ships are loaded and unloaded in
accordance with the regulations.
Packing and Labeling Service Providers: Companies or individuals involved in packing, labeling, marking, or documenting of dangerous goods for sea transport must comply with the IMDG Code to ensure the materials are handled
and transported safely and compliantly.
Regulatory Authorities and Inspectors: Regulatory authorities, inspectors, and enforcement agencies must use the IMDG Code to oversee and enforce compliance with maritime transport regulations related to the transport of
dangerous goods by sea.
Emergency Responders: Emergency responders, including port firefighters, coast guard personnel, and other emergency services, must have an understanding of the IMDG Code to effectively respond to incidents involving dangerous
goods during maritime transport.
IMDG Training Requirements: Learn how to use the IMO IMDG Code with our interactive training classes.
The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is a valuable resource designed to guide first responders, emergency personnel, and anyone involved in the initial response to hazardous materials incidents. This guidebook provides crucial
information on how to respond safely and effectively to incidents involving hazardous materials during the initial phases of a hazardous materials emergency. The ERG is a critical tool that aids in quick and informed decision-making during
hazardous materials incidents, focusing on ensuring the safety of responders, the public, and the environment. The latest ERG provides essential guidance on identifying hazardous materials, understanding their properties, and implementing
effective response measures to mitigate risks and minimize public and environmental harm.
Who Needs the ERG? Here are the key stakeholders who typically need to utilize the ERG:
First Responders, Emergency Services, and Emergency Agencies: This includes firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), hazmat teams, and other emergency responders who are often the first to arrive
at the scene of a hazardous materials incident. They use the ERG to identify, assess, and respond to hazards appropriately. The ERG is their crucial reference during hazardous materials incidents.
Hazmat Teams: Specialized hazardous materials (hazmat) response teams rely on the ERG to guide their actions and decision-making in hazmat incidents, ensuring they handle and contain hazardous materials safely.
Transportation and Logistics Personnel: Professionals involved in the transportation and logistics of hazardous materials, including truck drivers, rail operators, air cargo handlers, and maritime crews, use the ERG to understand
the hazards associated with specific materials and respond appropriately in case of an incident.
Industrial Facilities and Chemical Plants: Employees at industrial facilities, chemical plants, and other sites handling hazardous materials reference the ERG to be prepared for potential incidents and to enhance their emergency
Public Safety Officials: Public safety officials, emergency management agencies, and related government bodies utilize the ERG as part of their emergency preparedness and response plans to ensure their communities are adequately
equipped to respond to hazardous materials incidents.
Healthcare Professionals: Medical professionals, hospital staff, and medical responders use the ERG to understand the hazards of specific materials and the appropriate response actions to protect themselves and others in
case of exposure.
We also have many United Nations Regulatory Publications. Our reliable UN publications help you ship safely and stay in compliance
with international DG shipping regulations. Get the job done on time and stay on budget with the guidance of these publications.
Add these resources to your regulatory library today!
Ship hazardous materials safely and stay in compliance when you rely on Labelmaster’s ICAO Technical Instructions. The international regulatory publication that provides instructions on how to ship hazardous materials by air,
these instructions have been amended to align more closely with the latest revised edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods. You can be sure you’re current – and compliant – when you choose this edition,
which incorporates all changes resulting from the most recent amendments.
Stay compliant with the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (the "UN Orange Book") when you reference the latest edition of this essential publication. This comes complete with the classification, listing,
use and construction of Dangerous Goods, and testing and approval of packaging and portable tanks and consignment procedures such as marking, labeling, placarding and documentation. This new edition also covers revised provisions concerning
the classification of substances hazardous to the aquatic environment, toxic by inhalation substances, refrigerated liquefied gases, transport of solid substances in bulk containers, infectious substances, medical wastes, transport security
and more. An essential tool for anyone shipping Dangerous Goods, you can rely on this guide to keep you safe, and your cargo moving.
Stay in compliance with the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road when you use Labelmaster’s ADR books. Here you’ll find the European agreement, the protocol signatures, annexes
and amendments. In this set of books, various substances are listed and defined, while general and special provisions applicable to the transport of these Dangerous Goods are clearly presented. Ensure that you’re up to date with the latest
rules and regulations when you rely on this essential reference.
Help ensure safety and compliance when you rely on the Globally Harmonized System "Purple Book". From their production to their handling, transport and use, chemicals are a real danger for human health and the environment.
This new 9th revised edition of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) contains comprehensive information on what governments have adopted as a single, globally harmonized system that is able to
protect people from the mismanagement of chemicals, classify chemicals according to their hazard and create a labeling system based on pictograms that are universally understandable. An integral tool for anyone working with hazardous materials,
this essential reference helps keep employees safe and shipments moving.
You cant leave without a hazardous substance chemical reference book. Labelmaster offers two vital hazmat reference books that help you
and your company recognize and evaluate hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred workplace chemicals and their hazards for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.
The NIOSH Pocket Guide, also know as the NPG, clearly presents key important data for chemicals or hazardous substance groupings that are found in workplaces. This DG guide provides key chemical hazard facts, but not all relevant data and
material information that may be needed for personal safety and shipping. The guide helps you recognize workplace chemical hazards.
Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials is the primary source for DG companies who need to evaluate the hazardous potential of chemical substances used in daily commerce. Sax's is the only reference that combines
data on toxicology, flammability, reactivity, explosive potential, and regularity information for over 28,000 substances.
Each entry includes:
line structural formula
description of material and physical properties
This book is designed to fill the information and chemical data needs of DG professionals who must work with and evaluate the hazards of chemicals.