Yes, it's a Hazmat

Last week several news stories were released centering on seat belt pretensioner issues with Ford F-150’s.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking into this further, and the result could lead to more than 1 million vehicles being recalled.
Here’s a link to one such story;
Seat belt pretensioners are just one (1) of many components vehicles that The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) classifies as Hazardous Materials. Here is link to a graphic that we use in our online HazmatU course that provides more detail around where hazmat’s are often located in today’s vehicles;
what is an automotive hazmat material April 2017
Moreover, DOT requires those who work with these hazmat’s (such as Parts Managers, Drivers, Shippers/Receivers, etc.) be trained within 90 days of starting on the job AND every three (3) years thereafter. For more information visit; or contact CCAR at 888/476-5465

Written by CCAR