Handling, packaging, and transporting automotive batteries can present a high number of risks without the proper training. Make sure your company is keeping employees, customers, and others safe. This virtual event will cover the regulatory background, history, and the proper handling of Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) auto and other SLA batteries. Those attending will gain a better understanding of the differences between lithium and lead batteries destined for recycling, and the dangers of including lithium batteries in a lead battery recycling stream. Moderated by ISRI Transportation Safety Director Commodor Hall.
The event is open to all with non-members charged $195 to attend.
Commodor Hall, ISRI
Commodor Hall is the Transportation Safety Director at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries in Washington, DC. He brings over 35 years of transportation, health, and industrial safety experience. He began his career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and served as a state trooper performing accident investigation of motor vehicles, traffic / commercial motor vehicle enforcement, and he served on the Governor’s rotating security detail.
Commodor also worked as a safety director for several trucking companies in the Midwest which specialized in transporting freight ranging from cars, trucks, boats, packages, and other miscellaneous freight, with a primary focus of preventing vehicle accidents and worker injuries. He also works part time as an Independent Motor Carrier Safety Instructor for the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) performing training functions such as motor fleet safety basics, motor fleet safety programs, motor fleet crash investigations, OSHA and DOT compliance, worker’s compensation/cost control, risk management, driver retention strategies, and instructional training methods for driver trainers. He is also a Certified Director of Safety / Trainer through NATMI.
Commodor joined ISRI in 2011 where he conducts member DOT safety assessments, provides feedback as a safety matter expert, and serves as a technical writer for safety programs and initiatives.