HazMat Minute – Short Video Tutorials on Hazardous Materials Regulations

Based on the topics covered during the Short Line Safety Institute’s Hazardous Materials Training Program, we’ve developed a series of quick reviews of key regulatory requirements for the safe movement of Hazardous Materials.

These videos are easy to incorporate into individual training or can be shown during an upcoming Safety Briefing.

Looking for more resources? Consider our Fast Class video series for a quick tutorial (4-7 minutes each in length), HazMat Safety Tips, and HazMat Guides, or schedule a regulatorily-compliant Hazardous Material Training on your railroad today!  All are available at no cost to short line railroads.

Click any of the video icons below to begin. They can be viewed in any order.

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Tank Car Inspections

This video discusses the purpose and application of tank car inspections, as well as when they are required.

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Emergency Response Information

This video provides an overview of Emergency Response Information.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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Emergency Response Guidebook 2020

This video reviews the 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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Shipping Papers

This video gives an overview on the purpose and requirements of appropriate shipping documentation.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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Position-in-Train Documents

This video provides an overview of position-in-train documents, including a summary of requirements and examples.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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Placard Essentials

This video reviews sources of placard information and placard requirements.

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Safety & Security Inspection and Acceptance

This video gives an overview of safety & security inspection requirements and how inspections are made.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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General vs. Pressure Service Tank Cars

This video gives an overview of general vs. pressure service tank cars and their distinguishing characteristics.
View a HazMat Safety Tip on the same subject to use in an upcoming Safety Briefing.

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