Oregon HazMat Transportation: What you need to know

· Rules. Oregon has adopted the federal hazardous materials regulations as they apply to hazardous materials motor carriers, with additional requirements for notification in the event of a hazardous materials spill, for the transportation of radioactive materials, and for inspection notification.

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· Administration and enforcement. ODOT administers and enforces Oregon's hazardous materials transportation requirements.

Motor Carrier Spill Notification
OAR 740-110-0040

If a hazardous material spill should occur, transporters must immediately notify:

  • Oregon Emergency Response System
    • 800-452-0311 from within Oregon
    • 503-378-4124 from outside Oregon
  • National Response Center: 800-424-8802
  • Waste generator

Transporters are also required to note on the manifest the time and location of the spill and the amount and type of material spilled and file a Hazardous Materials Incident Report with ODOT within 30 days.

OAR 740-110-0070

Oregon requires any person transporting radioactive materials that require placarding to obtain an Oregon Radioactive Materials Transport Permit before transportation. The permit is valid for 1 year, and a copy of the permit must accompany shipments of radioactive materials transported by highway. Carriers applying for the first time must submit the application at least 30 days before transporting any radioactive materials.

A conditional permit will be issued when the carrier's Federal Highway Administration safety rating is "conditional." Shipments made under a conditional permit require pre-trip notification to arrange for inspection.

A copy of the permit must accompany the shipment of radioactive material.

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