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of DG are moved by commercial
carriers in the US1...
3billiontons ...thats the weight of 500 HooverDams!
Ensure proper labeling for storage
Must comply with workplace safety regulations (e.g., OSHA)
May be required to prepare for re-shipment
No matter what role you may have in the movement of DG, Labelmaster can provide you with real-time expertise matched with the most comprehensive assortment of products, software and services on all matters relating to Dangerous Goods.
1 US Government Accountability Office. Defense Transportation: DOD Needs to Take
Actions to Improve Transportation of Hazardous Material Shipments. May 2014. 2 Cox, Jerry. Transportation of Hazardous Materials in Plain English Packaging.
MILLIONDG shipments per DAY1
OF ALL CIVIL PENALTIESIN DG SHIPPING 50%
are imposed because companies neglect to train or retrain their DG shipping personnel according to the required schedule (or at all).2
of Title 49 CFR, parts 100185, are essential knowledge for every DG shipper.
The world of transporting Dangerous Goods (DG) is complex and ever-changing. Multiple parties are involved/responsible for the safe moving of DG:
Ensure proper placarding and marking
For every five tons of freight that goes on trucks, trains, planes,
and ships, one ton is DG.2
of DG tonnage is transported via air, water, rail, and pipeline.1
DG ON THE MOVE
THERES A LOTYOU DONT KNOW!
94%OF WHICH are transported by highway.1