49 U.S.C. § 5106 - Handling criteria

Cite as49 U.S.C. § 5106

The Secretary may prescribe criteria for handling hazardous material, including-

(1) a minimum number of personnel;

(2) minimum levels of training and qualifications for personnel;

(3) the kind and frequency of inspections;

(4) equipment for detecting, warning of, and controlling risks posed by the hazardous material;

(5) specifications for the use of equipment and facilities used in handling and transporting the hazardous material; and

(6) a system of monitoring safety procedures for transporting the hazardous material.

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