Field Operations

PHMSA's Field Operations division serves to ensure transportation safety and security by conducting compliance, incident and accident response and investigations, performing safety, performance and regulatory adequacy and fitness determinations; executing outreach, education and training activities; and providing feedback, information and intelligence through its nationwide operations. Inspecting entities that offer hazardous materials for transportation; and that manufacture, requalify, rebuild, repair, recondition, or retest packaging (other cargo tanks and tank cars) used to transport hazardous materials.