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hazardous material

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hazmat

A toxic material that may cause personal injury or property damage. The hazard of any material is determined by its chemical, physical, and biological properties and by the possibility of exposure to that material.
See: health hazard; permissible exposure limits; right-to-know law
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Representatives in this meeting include specialists in the field of transporting dangerous goods and aviation representatives from various organizations such as International Air Transport Association (IATA), Global express association, Dangerous Goods Advisory Council, International Federation of Airline Pilots Association, with the presence of Dr.
Considering the features of demand for transport which are of great significance for management in transporting dangerous goods by road, we present the distribution of demand for transport in light of the months of the year which is the variations that may appear within different months of the year, different week days and different periods of the day.
Being smart about dangerous goods shipping means fewer delays, less re-handling, fewer diversions, and yes, fewer fines.
As practical as this solution may seem to be, it has a significant flaw: the neutralizing agent that is used could it self be considered a dangerous good.
SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE the North East Chamber of Commerce has launched the Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA) training course
Hazgo specialises in the domestic and international issues of dangerous goods logistics.
It is a question of the agreements dubbed ADR (European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road), RID (regulations on the international carriage by rail of dangerous goods) and ADN (European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by inland waterways).
A modification negotiated under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) now eases the transportation of dangerous goods between Canada and the U.
ADR; applicable from 1 January 2007, European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road; 2v.
Labelmaster[R], a US-based manufacturer of dangerous goods compliance products, has compiled its Early 49 CFR, October 1, 2006; A.
Each cargo transport unit containing a hazardous material such as a freight container, flat trailer or other vehicle intended for transport by sea must be packed and/or loaded in accordance with the regulations defined in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
Directive 99/36/EC complements the 1957 UN Agreement on transport of Dangerous goods by Road (ADR), namely on class II products (for which the main risk is pressure) and Directive 94/55/EC on the transport of dangerous goods, which applies the ADR provisions to domestic transport.

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