ways of storing chemicals they also need to understand the appropriate ways on how to transport hazardous chemicals. They must also pass the Packaging Requirements 49 CFR Parts 173, 178, 179, and 180, (United States Department of Labor).
Using any kind of private vehicles in transporting hazardous chemicals is not an appropriate way, only those registered and competent trucking carriers are the ones who are accountable on transporting these kinds of chemicals. There are steps must be followed in transporting chemicals, firsts is to determine and identify the type of chemical if it is airborne and flammable, next is to classify the type of chemical based on its hazardous content, then assure that there is an appropriate packaging that is easy to be determined by the ones who will receive the chemicals, (University of St. Andrews). If these steps and regulations will be followed, unexpected incidents will be prevented and it is easy to take action whenever there is an incident occurred. Rail TransportationAnother essential way of transporting hazardous substances is through the use of rail transportation. There is a high demand for transporting goods and other kinds of products using the rail or also known as the freight transportation since it can load multiple products and high volumes of products at the same time. Moreover, compared to truck transportation, freight
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