Shipping Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Materials
Due to the strict and complex regulations of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) UGA ESD Hazardous Materials provides assistance to all UGA associated personnel involved in the shipment of hazardous materials and dangerous goods. Anyone who knowingly violates any of the federal hazardous material transportation laws can be fined, imprisoned, or both.
The University of Georgia has trained personnel to assist in all activities involving the shipping of dangerous goods and hazardous materials. For assistance in shipping any hazardous materials contact the ESD Hazardous Materials Program at (706) 542-5801 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For assistance in shipping any dangerous goods involving biological agents or infectious substances contact the Office of Biosafety at (706) 542-2697. Please contact ESD or Biosafety at least one full week prior to your intended ship date