A Presentation on Management of Emergencies related to Transportation of Chemicals Provisions of MV Act 1988 By C.Ramesh, Deputy Transport Commissioner, RTA, Ranga Reddy. Contents. 1. Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1988 3-13 2. Hazardous Goods Class Labels 14
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A Presentation onManagement of Emergencies related to Transportation of Chemicals Provisions of MV Act 1988 By C.Ramesh,Deputy Transport Commissioner,RTA, Ranga Reddy
Educational qualification for drivers of goods carriages carrying dangerous or hazardous goods.
1. Vehicles Transporting Goods of dangerous or Hazardous nature to human life.
i. Shall display a distinct mark of Class Label appropriate to the type of dangerous goods as specified.
ii. Shall be equipped with safety equipment for preventing fire, explosion or escape of hazardous or dangerous goods.
2. Shall be fitted with Technograph (a instrument to record the lapse of running time of the motor vehicle, time speed maintained, acceleration, declaration etc.,) conforming to the BIS specifications.
Every vehicle carrying goods of dangerous
or hazardous nature Shall be fitted with a
Responsibility of the consignor for safe transport of dangerous or hazardous goods
1. The owner should ensure
A . The vehicle has a valid registration to carry the said goods & It is safe for transportation
B. The vehicle is equipped with necessary first aid, safety equipment, tool box and antidotes as may be necessary to contain any accident.
2. The owner should satisfy him self that the information given
by the consigner is full and accurate in all respects.
3. The owner shall ensure that the driver is given all the
relevant information in writing as given in annexure ‘v’
4. The owner and the consigner shall lay down the root for each
trip, unless directed or permitted other wise by the police.
5. The owner to ensure that the driver holds a driving licence as
per the CMV rule 9
Responsibility of the Driver
Emergency information panel as specified should be placed on vehicles
The owner shall ensure to the satisfaction of the consigner that the driver has received adequate instruction and training to enable him to under stand the nature of goods being transported by him, the nature of the risks arising out of such goods, precautions he should take while the vehicle is in motion or stationary and the action he has to take in case of any emergency.
Driver to report to the police station about the accident and also inform the owner regarding the accident.
The class labels namely Explosives, Non-flammable gases, Flammable Gasses, Poision (Toxic Gases), Inflammable liquids, Inflammable Solids etc.
1). Defensive Driving.
2). Advanced Driving Skills And Training.
a). Before starting
b). During driving
d) .After stopping
e). Night driving
f). Field test training
3). Product safety.
a). UN classification/ UN Panel
b). Product information
c). Emergency procedure
Production factory should provide Trem Card pertaining to the goods in the vehicle and the Trem Card should be in the vehicle.
4.1. Inflammable Solids
4.2. Substances liable to spontaneous combustion spontaneous combustion; substances which on contact with water, emit inflammable gases
4.3. Substances which in contact with water, emit inflammable gases
5.1. Oxidizing substances
5.2. Organic peroxides emit inflammable gases
6.1. Poisonous (toxic) substances
6.2. Harmful substances substances
6.3. Infectious substances substances
7. Radioactive substances substances
8. Corrosives substances
& Recurrent training must occur every year for one day. Hazmat employers are responsible for certifying that each hazmat employee has received the required training and for keeping detailed records of when and what training was given. If you are a self-employed owner-operator, this responsibility may be yours.
ordinary goods (not dangerous):
2. Steel ( iron, silver, copper Etc )
3. Gravel ( sand, iron ore, mud, clay Etc)
Dangerous goods :
2. Gas (L.P.G, C.N.G Etc )
3. Explosives( TNT, fire crackers, blasting materials Etc )
4. Power full chemicals that can affect our breathing (such as Insecticides, Irritating acids, sulphuric and Etc)
Handle dangerous materials safely:
1.Registration Certificate ( RC book )
5.Permit issued by RTA.
2.Emergency information panel.
3.Hazard class label.
1.Driving license- as per CMV Rule “ 9”.
2.Proper trem card and written instructions.
2.Excise Gate pass.
5.Transport emergency card ( trem card).
6.Written instructions for driver
7.Public liability Insurance ( PLI ).
8. Electric master switch.
9. Spark arrester.
10. Wiring of back light.
11. Diesel tank safety net.
12. Safety cover on battery.
13. Master check valve and box for collection of leakage.
14. Fire extinguisher – 2 no’s (dry chemical powder or foam type- 10 kg. capacity).
15. Wheel chocks ( wooden blocks ).
16. Serviceable tool box.
17. Caution boards( 2 no’s ).
18. Spare wheel ( stepney ).
19. Class label.
20. Trem card.
21. One Manhole for acid tanker with railings necessary.
22. Necessary documents.
23. Earthing cable.
24. Temperature gauge for gas tanker.
1. In good condition to run on road.
2. Safety instruments.
3. Emergency equipment inspection.
4. Fire protection equipment inspection.
5. All types of intoxicating agents prohibited.
6. Smoking or open flame is prohibited in the cabin or near the vehicle.
7. Agarbatties or other flammable materials are prohibited in driver’s cabin.
3. Away from residence areas and mobs.
4. On level ground.
5. Not to abstract movement of other vehicle.
6. Switching on parking lights during night times.
7. Vehicle key should be with driver.
8. Do not rest near or under the vehicle.
10 Load the vehicle according to permit and R.C book.
Ordinary Accident, Leakage or fire:
1. Stop the engine.
2. Apply hand breaks.
3. Put stoppers under all wheels.
4. Remove trem card keep it with you.
5. Keep away other people from the accident place.
6. Stop the traffic and make them alert.
7. All flammable and burning materials are prohibited
8. Smoking is prohibited.
9. Inform nearest police station immediately.
11. If necessary remove the people from area about 250 sq.mts and stop the movement of other vehicle.
12. First aid to injured.
13. Give first preference to life saving and pollution and then material.
14. Inform your owner, consigner and loading company.
15. Regular inspection of vehicle by the driver or cleaner is necessary.
16. Engine key should be with driver.
8. Ensure that the liquid gas is not flowing in drains or any other water.
9. Inform the nearest fire service station.
10. If possible try to stop the inflammable leakage with safety measures.
11. Stand in opposite direction of the air.
12. If possible stop the traffic and keep the people away at least 250 meters of radius.
13. Fire protection equipment should be kept ready.
I substancesnfection of eye:
Infection by inhaling:
Stomach is effected:
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