COHMED draws 140 people to Houston conference

MORE than 140 people participated in the first Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)-sponsored Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) conference held in Houston during the week of January 12.

The general session included presenters from the National Tank Truck Carriers, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Dangerous Goods Advisory Council, Transport Canada, and CVSA.

Courses on cargo tank inspections, cylinder requirements, intermodal hazmat shipments, Operation Respond, radioactive shipments, and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code were but a few of the many choices.

The next COHMED conference is scheduled to be held in San Diego in January 2004.

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