The Short Line Safety Institute has educational and sample materials that cover a range of topics related to hazardous materials. Browse our Hazardous Materials Guides below to see how you may be able to add to your railroad’s library.
The United States Hazardous Materials Instructions for Rail should be interpreted and used as general guidelines. For further information, appropriate regulations must be consulted.
Section 1 – Railroad Emergency Response Plan Guides
Section 2 – Railroad Incident Response Report Guides
Section 3 – Railroad Safety Guides
Section 4 – Railroad Support Guides, Checklists & Forms
Emergency Contact Information Form
Emergency Notifications Worksheet
Field Incident Information Sheet
HM-CMV Hazardous Materials Shipping Form
List of Regulatory Information Links
One Time Movement Approval HMG – 127
Property Access Agreement – Generic Form
Public Evacuation Checklist
Radio Waybill – Generic Form
Railroad HazMat Environmental Incident Report Checklist