NAVY - NAVSUP PUB 505 CH-1
Transportation PREPARING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS FOR MILITARY AIR SHIPMENTS
|Publication Date:||15 April 2007|
Handlers, packers, inspectors, and preparers (certifiers) of hazardous materials shall comply with rules designed to maximize safety and security of the aircraft, aircrew, cargo and passengers. They must know the exceptions, special permits, and waivers to federal laws and related government directives that are unique to military airlift operations and how to apply them.
This manual governs the transport of hazardous material when entered into the Defense Transportation System (DTS) as cargo on military controlled fixed and rotary wing aircraft according to DOD 4500.9R, Defense Transportation Regulation. Apply the requirements specified in this manual unless modified or updated according to paragraph 1.2.1.
Hazardous materials required as operational equipment of the aircraft for ground/air servicing as identified in applicable aircraft flight publications are not regulated by this manual.
The provisions of this manual are directive in nature, and must be complied with by those personnel whose positions or jobs entail responsibility for the functions covered.
Ensure compliance with current applicable DOT and EPA requirements when transporting hazardous materials outside of the Defense Transportation System. Hazardous waste shipments entering or exiting a domestic location must comply with 40 CFR Parts 260-265, including preparation of a hazardous waste manifest. Hazardous waste shipments originating and terminating at OCONUS locations must comply with applicable local regulations as appropriate. If local regulations do not exist, comply with 40 CFR Parts 260-265.