In order to bring you the best possible user experience, this site uses Javascript. If you are seeing this message, it is likely that the Javascript option in your browser is disabled. For optimal viewing of this site, please ensure that Javascript is enabled for your browser.
[Header] PHMSA - U.S. Department of Transportation - Pipeline and Hazardous materials Safety Adminis
spacer
For the Public
 
Hazmat Safety Community Pipeline Safety Community Briefing Room
 
Doing Business with PHMSA
 
 
PHMSA Home
Hazmat Employer
Hazmat Term
A person whose employee(s) perform the following functions:
  • transport hazardous materials (hazmat) in commerce;
  • cause hazmat to be transported or shipped in commerce; or
  • represent, mark, certify, sell, offer, recondition,
  • test, repair, or modify packagings as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat.

The term "hazmat employer" also includes any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States, a State, a political subdivision of a State, or an Indian tribe engaged in offering or transporting hazmat in commerce.

Careers  |  Contact Us  |  No Fear  |  Privacy Policy  |  FOIA  |  Accessibility  |  FAQs  |  Web Policies  |  Site Map  |  Download Acrobat