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9.2 - Hazardous Materials Transportation - Responsibility

What are the responsibilities of the shipper, the carrier, and the driver when transporting hazardous materials?

9.2.1 - The Shipper

  • Sends products from one place to another by truck, rail, vessel or airplane.
  • Uses the hazardous materials regulations to determine the product’s:
    • Proper shipping name.
    • Hazard class.
    • Identification number.
    • Packing group.
    • Correct packaging.
    • Correct label and markings.
    • Provides correct placards.
  • Packages, marks and labels the materials; prepares shipping papers; provides emergency response information; and supplies placards.
  • Certifies on the shipping paper that the shipment has been prepared according to the rules (unless you are pulling cargo tanks supplied by you or your employer).

9.2.2 - The Carrier

  • Takes the shipment from the shipper to its destination.
  • Prior to transportation, checks that the shipper correctly described, marked, labeled and otherwise prepared the shipment for transportation.
  • Refuses improper shipments.
  • Reports accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials to the proper government agency.

9.2.3 - The Driver

  • Makes sure the shipper has identified, marked and labeled the hazardous materials properly. Refuses leaking packages and shipments.
  • Placards vehicle when loading, if required.
  • Safely transports the shipment without delay.
  • Follows all special rules about transporting hazardous materials.
  • Keeps hazardous materials shipping papers and emergency response information in the proper place.

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When transporting hazardous materials, whose responsibility is it to package, mark and label the materials; prepare shipping papers; provide emergency response information; and supply placards?

  • The shipper
  • The carrier
  • The driver
  • Hazmat regulators

9.2.1 – The Shipper

Packages, marks and labels the materials; prepares shipping papers; provides emergency response information; and supplies placards.

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When transporting hazardous materials, whose responsibility is it to make sure the shipper has identified, marked, and labeled the hazardous materials properly and to refuse leaking packages and shipments.

  • Hazmat regulators
  • The driver
  • The carrier
  • The shipper

9.2.3 - The Driver

  • Makes sure the shipper has identified, marked and labeled the hazardous materials properly. Refuses leaking packages and shipments.
  • Placards vehicle when loading, if required.
  • Safely transports the shipment without delay.
  • Follows all special rules about transporting hazardous materials.
  • Keeps hazardous materials shipping papers and emergency response information in the proper place.
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When transporting hazardous materials, whose responsibility is it to refuse improper shipments and report accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials to the proper government agency?

  • The carrier
  • Hazmat regulators
  • The shipper
  • The driver

9.2.2 - The Carrier

  • Takes the shipment from the shipper to its destination.
  • Prior to transportation, checks that the shipper correctly described, marked, labeled and otherwise prepared the shipment for transportation.
  • Refuses improper shipments.
  • Reports accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials to the proper government agency.
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When transporting hazardous materials, whose responsibility is it to place placards on the vehicle when loading?

  • The shipper
  • Hazmat regulators
  • The carrier
  • The driver

9.2.3 - The Driver

  • Makes sure the shipper has identified, marked and labeled the hazardous materials properly. Refuses leaking packages and shipments.
  • Placards vehicle when loading, if required.
  • Safely transports the shipment without delay.
  • Follows all special rules about transporting hazardous materials.
  • Keeps hazardous materials shipping papers and emergency response information in the proper place.
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Question #382 (5 of 5)

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When transporting hazardous materials, whose responsibility is it to use the hazardous materials regulations to determine the product’s proper shipping name, hazard class, Identification number, and provide the correct placards?

  • The carrier
  • Hazmat regulators
  • The shipper
  • The driver

9.2.1 – The Shipper

  • Uses the hazardous materials regulations to determine the product’s:
    • Proper shipping name.
    • Hazard class.
    • Identification number.
    • Packing group.
    • Correct packaging.
    • Correct label and markings.
    • Provides correct placards.
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