Report of the Chief Inspector of the Bureau for the Safe Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles, Temas3-12


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Página 38 - SEC. 235. Every package containing explosives or other dangerous articles when presented to a common carrier for shipment shall have plainly marked on the outside thereof the contents thereof; and it shall be unlawful for any person to deliver, or cause to be delivered, to any common carrier engaged in interstate or foreign commerce by land or water...
Página 11 - Commission may utilize the services of the bureau for the safe transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles...
Página 38 - ... any explosive, or other dangerous article, under any false or deceptive marking, description, invoice, shipping order, or other declaration, or without informing the agent of such carrier of the true character thereof, at or before the time such delivery or carriage is made.
Página 38 - Whoever shall knowingly violate, or cause to be violated, any provision of this section, or of the three sections last preceding, or any regulation made by the Interstate Commerce Commission in pursuance thereof, shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than eighteen months, or both.
Página 39 - This Is to certify that the above articles are properly described by name, and are packed and marked and are In proper condition for transportation according to the applicable regulations prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commandant of the Coast Guard.
Página 59 - In handling packages containing dangerous articles other than explosives at stations, and to and from cars, care must be taken to prevent their falling or being broken. Heavy packages should be trucked, rolled, or moved by use of skids or other satisfactory devices and must not be dropped from trucks, platforms, or cars. Planks for rolling trucks from platforms to cars should have beveled ends. (g) Acid or other corrosive-liquid carboys should be handled so as not to spill the contents. "Empty...
Página 38 - A explosives, by storage at the expense of the owner or by return to the shipper If reasonably safe storage is not available; by sale; when necessary to safety, by destruction under supervision of a competent person.
Página 85 - If damaged car is derailed, and not in a position to obstruct or endanger traffic, leaks should be stopped as far as possible, and the car should be left under guard until another tank car or sufficient receptacles can be provided for the transfer of the liquid, which should be transferred by pumping when practicable.
Página 49 - Ibs. test, and the inner facing is not less than .018 of an inch in thickness, having a resistance of not less than 85 pounds to the square inch, Mullen test, the combined board having a resistance of not less than 200...
Página 72 - Sudden shocks or jars that might produce sparks or friction should be avoided. When possible, the wrecked cars should be jacked carefully into position after removing other cars and freight that might be injured by fire. Only as a last resort, to meet an emergency, should a wrecked car be moved by dragging, and when this is done all persons should be kept at a safe distance.

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