The North Dakota Motor Carriers Association hosts a variety of events and educational opportunities for industry professionals. These include our annual convention, numerous educational seminars as well as the North Dakota Truck Driving Championships.
NDMCA is hosting HAZMAT Certification Seminars in Bismarck and Fargo on August 14th and 16th. These one day seminars is designed for hazmat shippers, transporters and handlers. This training should be mandatory for all employees who are involved with transportation of hazardous materials. Employers must ensure that each employee is trained initially within the firsdt 90 days of employment and recertified every 36 months. We will cover general requirements, hazmat tables, shipping papers, packaging, marking and labeling, placarding, loading, emergency response and security. Hazmat training, testing, and certification are required every 36 months.
On August 15th and 17th, NDMCA is hosting Accident Investigation Seminars in Bismarck and Fargo. This is what safety management is all about - stopping accidents and if they do happen, to minimize our risk of further loss and expense. In this course, we cover best practices for preventing the accident (i.e. hiring, training and screening). Accident management and control also will involve internal audits, reporting, motivation/discipline, and root cause techniques. After the accident, management will include interacting with the media and law enforcement, effective communication with everyone involved, on the scene investigation, including evidence collection, documentation and interviewing witnesses. Accident trending will create the score-sheet for your safety efforts.
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