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2018 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum - Montreal

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Montreal, Quebec
This public forum is an unrestricted event open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with the cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on, or within, commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. The mandate of this public forum is to identify cargo securement regulatory issues and differences; identify inconsistencies in the application of cargo securement enforcement policies; receive and review reports on research findings, securement equipment, and new technologies related to cargo securement; submit reports on the activities, actions, and outcomes of the North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA); and provide FMCSA and CCMTA officials with the opportunity to provide status reports or updates on all previous issues identified.

In order to better enable communication of meeting documents and information, registration is requested.

For more information, contact Kerri Wirachowsky at CVSA kerriw@cvsa.org or 301-830-6153.learn more...

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 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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