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Interpretation Response #03-0231 ([American Trucking Associations (ATA)] [Mr. Richard Moskowitz])

Below is the interpretation response detail and a list of regulations sections applicable to this response.

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: American Trucking Associations (ATA)

Individual Name: Mr. Richard Moskowitz

Location State: VA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Oct 22, 2003


Mr. Richard Moskowitz               Reference No. 03-0231
Assistant General Counsel &
Regulatory Counsel
American Trucking Associations (ATA)
2200 Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

Dear Mr. Moskowitz:

This is in response to' your September 15, 2003, letter regarding the applicability of the in-depth security training requirements specified under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask if the in-depth security training requirements are applicable to all hazmat employees or only those hazmat employees whose job functions involve having access to and handling of materials covered by the security plan.

The requirement for in-depth security training is limited to hazmat employees who handle hazardous materials covered by a security plan or are responsible for ~mplementation of a security plan. In-depth security training must include company security objectives, specific security procedures, employee responsibilities, actions to take in the event of a security breach, and the organizational security structure.

I hope this satisfies your request.



John A.Gale
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.704 Training requirements