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2019 COHMED Conference

Monday, January 28, 2019 - Friday, February 1, 2019
San Antonio, TX
The COHMED Conference is presented by the Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program. This partnership works to foster coordination, cooperation and communication between federal, state and local agencies that have regulatory and enforcement responsibility for the safe transportation of hazardous materials and the industry that they regulate.

By attending this focused, one-of-a-kind conference, you’ll meet face-to-face with representatives from federal and state agencies—as well as hazardous materials specialists, instructors, enforcement personnel, emergency planning managers, responders, academic institutions, interest groups and private industry—from all across North America. It’s is an unparalleled opportunity to network, build better working relationships and provide input into future changes and regulations.

In a nutshell, this annual conference provides a vital conduit for industry to present concerns and perspectives about the enforcement of the regulations. The information-sharing and problem-solving that takes place, coupled with the in-depth education that’s presented, is critical to building cooperation among stakeholders. If you are involved in HazMat regulation, enforcement or safety, COHMED this is one event you cannot afford to miss.learn more...

2019 CVSA Data Management, Quality and FMCSA Systems Training

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - Thursday, January 31, 2019
San Antonio, TX

2019 Industry Roadside Inspection Course - Tolleson, AZ

Monday, February 4, 2019 - Friday, February 8, 2019
Tolleson, AZ
CVSA will hold an Industry Roadside Inspection Course – Driver Requirements at the Arizona Trucking Association (ATA) in Tolleson, Arizona on February 4-8, 2019.

The focus of the training will be on all regulatory driver related roadside requirements and out-of-service conditions.
This course includes information on regulatory definitions, intrastate vs. interstate operations, CDL and driver qualification requirements, hazardous materials overview, hours of service rules, annual inspections on CMV's and the DataQ filing process.

This course is intended to provide industry with the necessary training to better understand the roadside regulatory requirements. The goal of the training is to provide each carrier with the tools and knowledge to achieve compliance with the roadside safety regulations and a better understand of the relationship between regulatory requirements and out-of-service conditions.learn more...

2019 Level VI Train the Trainer - San Antonio

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019
San Antonio, TX
CVSA’s Operational Policy 4 – Inspector Training and Certification specifies that a certified Level VI Inspector must successfully complete eight hours of CVSA Level VI Refresher Training within 24 months of completing his or her Basic Level VI Training Course or the inspector's last Level VI refresher training. This refresher training is conducted by the person that has attended and successfully completed the Level VI Train the Trainer Course every two years as specified in CVSA Operational Policy 6. If an inspector or officer does not complete the above requirement, his/her certification will be suspended. To become re-certified, the inspector will have to attend and successfully complete the Basic CVSA Level VI Training Course. As specified in CVSA Operational Policy 6, each state's or province's Level VI Train the Trainer certified inspector or officer must attend and successfully complete the Level VI Train the Trainer Course every two years.learn more...


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