November 28, 2013: (SA) PHMSA & FRA – Joint Safety Advisory

Safety Advisory

PHMSA and FRA issued a Safety Advisory today to reinforce the importance of proper classification and to reiterate their expectation that offerors of hazardous materials, crude oil in particular, should be updating their safety and security plans as required by Emergency Order 28.

Author: Wendy Buckley

Wendy has been in the hazardous materials industry for over 17 years. She worked for both the Federal Railroad Administration and New Jersey State Department of Transportation as a Railroad Hazardous Materials Safety Inspector. Wendy was an Investigator with the Office of Inspector General at Amtrak, a Multi-Modal HazMat Instructor and Auditor with a premier training and consulting company, and managed the Regulatory Affairs department at a multi-billion dollar, multi-national laboratory supply company. Wendy started her career as a Hazardous Materials Technician and Firefighter and today she is the President & Founder of Specialty Transportation and Regulatory Services, a hazardous materials and hazardous waste management consulting firm. Wendy has multiple degrees from several private and public Universities.