Training Opportunities

U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) offers online hazardous materials transportation training, including in-depth training modules, workshops and webinars. These free training opportunities are for anyone who offers or transports hazardous materials in commerce or has a desire to learn more about DOT's Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

Sustainable Workplace Alliance
The Sustainable Workplace Alliance (SWA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that focuses on the environmental, health and safety training needs of US industries. They provide expert guidance to employers and employees in such areas as DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations Training, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, Hazardous Waste Operations, risk management and emergency response. Below are the SWA hazardous materials regulations training opportunities:

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is a nonprofit association comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives. The Alliance aims to achieve uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and enforcement by certified inspectors dedicated to driver and vehicle safety. Their mission is to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and uniformity throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States by providing guidance and education to enforcement, industry and policymakers. Below is the CVSA hazardous materials regulations training opportunity:

Regulatory and Legislative Advocacy and Representation

NMFTA:

  • Maintains a close working relationship with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) representatives to discuss matters related to the safe transportation of hazardous materials
  • Files public comments with the DOT on proposed changes to Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) that affect motor carriers
  • Advocates for its members before Congress, States and municipalities regarding hazardous materials transportation, independently and through its affiliation with the Interested Parties for Hazardous Materials Transportation and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

For more information, please contact us at hazmat@nmfta.org.