subsequently connect the conductor to the container from which
the liquid is to come, in that order.
To provide against
ignition of vapors by discharge of static electricity, make
the latter connection at a point well removed from the opening
from which the flammable liquid is to be discharged.
Bond and ground cargo tanks before and during transfer of
When a cargo tank is loaded through an open filling
hole, one end of a bond wire should be connected to the
stationary system piping and the other end to the shell of the
cargo tank to provide a continuous electrical connector.
Handling Requirements for Flammable Solids and Oxidizers
Close and secure vehicle tailgate during transport.
Transport cargo in a closed vehicle, an open vehicle cargo bed
covered with a tarpaulin, or in watertight containers.
Keep cargo dry during handling and transport.
Load material subject to spontaneous combustion or heating to
afford adequate ventilation so the cargo does not overheat and
Unload vehicle as soon as practicable after
reaching it's destination.
Corrosive Liquids Handling Requirements
Handle carboys and other containers individually when loaded
or unloaded by hand.
Load carboys only one tier high unless they are boxed or
crated, or are in barrels or kegs.
Cargo should be stacked, blocked, and braced to prevent damage
Load storage batteries so they are insulated against short
Compressed Gases Handling Requirements
Ensure the floors of the vehicle cargo bed are as flat as
Load cylinders onto any motor vehicle not having a floor or
platform only if the vehicle is equipped with suitable racks.