New HazmatU UpdatesFebruary 16, 2021– CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) andShipMate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members news of important updates that have been completed within our most popular online HazmatU training courses.
The updates include:
Per the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations (49 CFR § 172.702) any employee deﬁned as a hazmat employee is required to be trained. So, you ask, who is a hazmat employee? The deﬁnition is found in (49 CFR § 171.8) and includes employees that:
Now of course not all employees at your facility need to be DOT trained, but depending on who is responsible for different operations you may have to train more employees than you thought.
So, for a typical automotive service facility, employees to be trained include:
Other employees to be trained include:
The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) is a non-proﬁt organization with a focus on the automotive industry and its needs for safety and hazardous material compliance and training. Founded in 1994 with grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), CCAR is also one of the original Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance partners and is the only OSHA Ambassador focused on providing safety best practice information to the automotive collision and repair industries. CCAR has twice been recognized by the ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) with their "National Excellence in Training" award and was chosen by the North American Hazmat Action Committee (NAAHAC) to develop hazardous material- handling training courses. To learn more about CCAR and its programs, please call 888.476.5465 or visit www.ccar-greenlink.org.
The CCAR and ShipMate online courses offered now include:
For more information, please visit www.hazmatu.org or contact CCAR at
888/476-5465 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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