Tag Archives: DOT

New DOT HazMat Courses Now Available on VOD3

Every day facilities throughout the United States transport thousands of materials around the country.  We rely on transportation by air, land, pipelines, and sea to get these materials to their destinations safely and properly. There are several categories of materials … Continue reading

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New Training for DOT: HazMat Shipping Papers Procedures

Companies that ship a multitude of goods on a daily basis must pay special attention to ensure proper standards are adhered to when completing shipping papers.  With the variety of hazards present in materials shipped, the lack of following procedures … Continue reading

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Hazardous Chemicals, Labels and Inorganic Oxidizers

In order to protect ourselves from hazardous chemicals we have to understand them. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires it for employees who are exposed to chemicals at work. You need to understand how hazardous materials behave alone or when … Continue reading

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Ban On Cell Phone Use While Driving

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended a nation-wide ban on the use of cell phones while driving. This would include texting and making phone calls, even those made with a hands-free device. The NTSB wants all states to consider their … Continue reading

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DOT’s Distracted Driving Campaign

The U.S. Department of Transportation has launched a campaign against distracted driving, a danger that killed over 5,000 people in 2009. On the distracted driving website – distraction.gov – you can view video clips of the “Faces of Distracted Driving”, which … Continue reading

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