DATE: November 7, 2011
TO: NMSU ABCD email distribution
FROM: Dr. Katrina Doolittle, Director for Environmental Health & Safety
NMSU Hazardous Material Shipping & Transportation Procedures
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has strict and complex regulations governing the shipment of hazardous materials through public contractors. Shipping personnel must have specialized training and ensure specific packages, labels, and paperwork are properly used and have a 24 hour emergency response number.
Shipping Hazardous Materials - from Las Cruces campus
Hazardous materials shipping outside the Las Cruces area
Guide to Shipping with Dry Ice
DOT requirements for hazardous material security procedures
Hazardous materials transported by government employees in government vehicles
DOT regulations are often difficult to interpret for academic and research activities so if you want to transport hazardous materials under the government vehicle exemption or have unusual questions please contact the respective technical expert.
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