Assignment 3.2: Critical Review and a Summary ReportAs we all know, transporting hazardous chemicals or substances is a very crucial and critical job because it can lead to severe effects that can harm both the health of the people as well as the health of our environment. Although there are a lot of techniques on how to safely transport hazardous chemicals, there are numbers of incidents wherein accidents when transporting these substances are being reported. In this paper assignment, we will analyze and determine the rules, procedures, as well as the regulations on transporting hazardous chemicals through the use of the two most widely used hazardous transportation methods, the truck transportation and the rail transportation.Truck TransportationThe truck industry has been known as the most essential and widely use transportation especially for transporting different kinds of goods and products from city to city, states to states,even from regions to regions. Truck transportation is one of the leading industry use by chemical factories when transporting hazardous chemicals. Before transporting any kind of hazardous substances, a company must assure that the trucking industry they contracted passed under the regulation of multiple local, state, and federal agencies. The Hazardous Material Transportation Act of 1975 (HMTA) was designed to impose the rules, policies, and regulation when transporting hazardous and dangerous chemicals. A company should not only follow the proper
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- Summer '15
- Mr. Chavez