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Handling Hazardous Material Training

655 Cooper Road
Westerville, OH 43081 United States
Ohio Trucking Association Training Center

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) (EDT)


OTA members: $229

Non-members: $299

Event Details

Join us for a comprehensive session focusing on the proper and legal handling of hazardous material. Topics will include: Hazardous Material Regulations; training requirements for employers and employees; packaging, marking and labeling; shipping documents; emergency response information; placarding requirements; and understanding security threats.     

Course material includes the current Hazmat Regulations Book (49 CFR), the current Emergency Response Handbook (ERG), and the current DOT 16 chart. Attendees who are successful on a short written exam will receive a certification for hazmat handlers.

About the Instructor:  
The instructor for the session is Tad Rumas ,Hazardous Material Specialist with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Mr. Rumas is a North American Certified Inspector in Level 1 Driver/Vehicle inspections, Hazardous Materials, Cargo tank and other bulk packages, Level VI radioactive inspections, and maintains his HM Technician certification. He currently supervises HM Specialists and Safety Investigators responsible for conducting investigations of motor carriers and other entities that offer and/or transport Hazardous Materials on our public highways. Prior to joining the PUCO, Mr. Rumas served as a Nuclear, Biological, Chemical warfare Instructor in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Irwin Shires
Contact Organization:
Ohio Trucking Association
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