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					Cargo Tanks
Portable Tanks

DOT
Requirements
Hazmat
Employers/Employees
          who use one or more
 Employers
 employees in connection with:
 • transporting hazardous materials
   in commerce
 • causing hazardous materials to be
   transported or shipped in
   commerce



                                   1a
Hazmat
Employers/Employees
 Includesowner-operators who
 transport hazardous materials

 Refers   to those who:
  • represent, mark, certify, sell, offer,
    recondition, test, repair, or modify
    containers as qualified for use in
    the transportation of hazardous
    materials
                                        1b
Hazmat
Employers/Employees
 Employees  who are employed
 by a Hazmat employer who
 directly affects hazardous
 material safety

 Includesowner-operators who
 transport hazardous materials


                                 1c
Hazmat
Employers/Employees
 Refers   to those who:
  • load, unload, or handle hazardous
    materials
  • test, recondition, repair, modify,
    mark, or represent containers,
    drums, or packagings
  • prepare hazardous materials for
    transportation

                                     1d
Hazmat
Employers/Employees
 Refers   to those who:
  • are responsible for safely
    transporting hazardous materials
  • operate a vehicle used to transport
    hazardous materials




                                     1e
Regulations
 49   CFR   Part   390 through 397
 49   CFR   Part   177.800
 49   CFR   Part   177.816(b)
 49   CFR   Part   177.823
 49   CFR   Part   177.834
 49   CFR   Part   180.417


                                      2a
Properties and hazards
of transported materials
 Regulations make a variety of
 distinctions between classes of
 materials and mixing of loads
 • 49 CFR 177.834 through .836
 • 49 CFR 177.838 through .844
 • 49 CFR 177.848



                                 3a
Job titles & functions
using cargo/portable tanks

 Eachperson who operates a
 cargo tank or a vehicle with a
 portable tank with a capacity of
 1,000 gallons or more must:
 • receive required training
 • have the appropriate state-issued
   commercial driver’s license


                                   4a
Driver training
 Pre-trip   inspections

 Useof vehicle controls and
 equipment

 Vehicle    operation

 Vehicle characteristics that
 affect stability
                                 5a
Driver training
 Procedures  for maneuvering
 tunnels, bridges, RR crossings

 Vehicleattendance, parking,
 smoking, routing, incident
 reporting

 Nounnecessary delays in
 shipment
                                  5b
Emergency situations
 Vehicles   may be moved only if:
  • escorted by a representative of a
    state/local government
  • the carrier has permission from
    DOT
  • moving the vehicle is necessary to
    protect life or property



                                     6a
Emergency situations
 Leakingvehicles must be
 removed from traveled portions
 of highways




                              6b
Emergency situations
       dispose of leaking
 Safely
 material to keep it from
 spreading
  • Trenches
  • Catching the liquid in containers
  • Diverting the liquid away from
    streams/sewers


                                        6c
Vehicle handling
procedures
Characteristics that can affect
  vehicle stability:
 High center of gravity


 Fluids   subject to surge

 Effects   of surging on braking


                                    7a
Vehicle handling
procedures
Characteristics that can affect
  vehicle stability:
 Stability differences among
  baffled, unbaffled, multi-
  compartment tanks

 Effects of partial loads on
 stability
                                  7b
Loading/unloading
procedures
 Segregation tables of hazardous
 materials: 49 CFR Part 177.848

 Loadingand unloading, general
 requirements: 49 CFR Part
 177.834



                               8a
Loading/unloading
procedures
          person must be
 Qualified
 attending tank during
 loading/unloading

 Beaware of the nature of the
 hazardous material



                                 8b
Loading/unloading
procedures
 Knowwhat to do in case of
 emergency

 Beauthorized to move the
 cargo tank




                              8c
Testing and inspection
requirements
 Who is qualified to be an
 inspector?

 Theitems included in the
 inspection

 How to read the inspection
 report

                               9a
Testing and inspection
requirements
 Thetime intervals between
 tests

 Theconditions for removing
 equipment from service

 Theconditions for returning
 equipment to service

                                9b