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Unit 5 Fleet Safety 

Journal Entry: Reflect on why you feel that it is important for companies to initiate security policies when transporting hazardous materials. In your opinion, why is it important to identify potentially risky cargo and implement an effective plan of action if that cargo is stolen?
 

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

Question 1 

Identification of a hazardous material can be determined from viewing all of the following EXCEPT:

  

placards.

 

material safety data sheets.

 

shipping documents.

 

evacuation shelters.

Question 2 

In what document can the rules for shipping different types of hazmat be found?

  

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

 

Occupational Safety and Health Handbook

 

Institute of OSH Administration and Regulations

 

Title 36 CFR Transportation of Goods and Services

Question 3 

As an immediate precautionary measure, it is recommended that a hazardous materials (hazmat) spill or leak be contained for at least __________ feet in all directions.

  

75

 

25

 

35

 

50

Question 4 

The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) mandate all of the following types of training EXCEPT:

  

general awareness training.

 

safety training.

 

security awareness training.

 

behavioral training.

Question 5 

Recurring hazmat training must be administered by employers at least once every __________ years.

  

2

 

3

 

4

 

5

Question 7 

Describe how risk management is an important concept in managing the transportation activities of hazardous materials. Identify a potential high-risk hazmat that is transported, and describe how you would assess potential threats to the cargo that could take place while it is in transport.
 

Your response should be at least 75 words in length.

Question 8 

Explain the four concepts of the HMR as issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation. How do these four areas assist companies with minimizing potential risks when transporting hazmat?
 

Your response should be at least 75 words in length.