DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Requirements (HM-232)

Greenwood Security Services has templates, model plans and training programs to help companies comply with the DOT Security Requirements.

DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Security Requirements (HM-232) requires companies handleing and transporting hazardous materials must develop and implement a security plan if they offer for transportation or transport the following types or quantities of hazardous materials:

  • A hazardous material in an amount that must be placarded in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations;
  • A hazardous material in a bulk packaging having a capacity equal to or greater than 13,248 L (3,500 gallons) for liquids or gases or more than 13.24 cubic meters (468 cubic feet) for solids; or
  • A select agent or toxin regulated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under 42 CFR part 73.

Companies must provide training to employees who are responsible for implementing the security plan.

In addition, all hazmat employees must receive training that provides an awareness of the security risks associated with hazardous materials transportation and methods to enhance transportation security. This training should also include a component that covers how to recognize and respond to possible security threats.

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