You always have the advantage of expertise. That is for one thing. At the time of penning this informational article, nearly two hundred thousand US employees were part of the government initiative. Comprehensive and qualitative training methodologies being carried out at the present time are in accordance with the government’s Title 49 CFR for non-bulk packaging as well the intermediate bulk container operators.
And that is just non-bulk training. What could be in stall for stakeholders and their dedicated staff handling much heavier loads. What of the crane operators moving goods from one section of a warehouse floor to the other? Never mind the questions for now, because hazmat training benefits everyone, particularly the public. And in your case, this could well be your clientele. Participation in these training exercises ensure that not only are your business premises and its prized possessions safe, and not only are staff members safe, but so too, and very importantly, your clients.
If not the clients directly, then their goods still to be delivered. Take another closer look the next time you see an emergency services vehicle drive by. It could very well be that this emergency services vehicle has the HAZMAT legend displayed loud and clear. Just so everyone knows. Every knowledgeable or working American is, by now, familiar with this institution. If they have not encountered its legendary abilities directly, they will have witnessed incidents nevertheless.
If you are in the responsible position of handling hazardous goods, it is imperative that you arrange for HAZMAT training for you and your staff at least once a year. And if you are one of those very few who choose not to do so, you can be certain that officials from the USDoT will be mandating that you do so.