Hazardous Materials Committee


Provide technical expertise related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of the regulations.


  • Ensure hazardous materials training provides consistent and uniform application of the regulations.
  • Review, analyze and comment on new regulations.
  • Provide technical assistance to other special committees on hazardous materials/dangerous goods issues.
  • Maintain the North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria relating to hazardous materials/dangerous goods.
  • Work to harmonize hazardous materials/dangerous goods enforcement with industry concerns and international developments.
  • Evaluate new initiatives new technologies relating to hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

This CVSA committee is open to all CVSA members. Log in to your CVSA account to join the Hazardous Materials Committee.

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