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Haldis M. Fearn

558 Joaquin Avenue dot San Leandro, CA 94577 dot Phone and Fax: 510.483.5802
Website: http://www.hmf2.com dot Email: haldis@hmf2.com


Hazardous Materials Transportation ~ Expert Consulting and Training

A Leading Authority on Intermodal and Modal Specific Transport ~ 26 Years Experience


  • Cost-Effective In-House Program Development
  • Emergency Response Training / Annual Program Updates
  • US Domestic and International Regulatory Compliance
  • UN Committee of Experts on Dangerous Goods Transport
  • Frequent Participant in IMO / US DOT Forums
  • In-House Training in Hazmat 49 CFR & IMDG Code
  • Effective Development of Policies and Procedures
  • US DOT Hazmat Requirements
  • IMO Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods,
    Solid Cargoes and Containers

Training Services

Assist in identifying all personnel with hazardous materials responsibilities. Determine specific instructions or additional training each individual needs to meet “function-specific” training requirements. Review training on an ongoing basis to incorporate newly adopted regulations.

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionls

Presenter hmf2 2009

APL MARITIME

Presenter hmf2 2006

ASSOCATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS (AAR)

Member, Working Group hmf2 2003–2004

~ Involved in creation of protocols to standardize in/out gate processes (adopted 2005).

Presenter hmf2 1997, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CTAC)

US Coast Guard Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Directorate

Member, Advisory Committee hmf2 1995–1997

~ Attended semi-annual meetings in Washington, D.C.

CHEMTREC® INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE CONFERENCE

Presenter hmf2 2006

COOPERATIVE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ENFORCEMENT DEVELOPMENT (COHMED)

Presenter hmf2 1995, 1997, 2003, 2007

DANGEROUS GOODS ADVISORY COUNCIL (DGAC)

Non-Government Agency (NGO) / formerly Hazardous Materials Advisory Council

Member hmf2 1991–Present

Board of Directors hmf2 1995–1997 hmf2 1999–2002 hmf2 2004–2007 hmf2 2010–2012

Presenter hmf2 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2004, 2008

Delegation Member to IMO Subcommittee hmf2 1993–1996

Delegation Member to UN Subcommittee of Experts on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods hmf2 2009

Dangerous Goods Trainers Association (DGTA)

Founding Member hmf2 2008–Present

Chairman of the Board of Directors hmf2 2009–2010

Dangerous Goods Symposium for Instructors

Presenter hmf2 2007, 2008

INTERNATIONAL VESSEL OPERATORS Dangerous Goods ASSOCIATION (IVODGA)

Member hmf2 1992–2007

Chairperson hmf2 1998

PACIFIC COAST MARINE CLAIMS ASSOCIATION

Presenter hmf2 1993

TANK CONTAINER ASSOCIATION

Presenter hmf2 1995

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Congress IV

Presenter hmf2 2010

Professional Experience

HMF2 LLChmf2 San Leandro, CA

Managing Director

Feb 2007 – Present

HMF2, LLC is a consulting firm providing compliance services to shippers and carriers.  These services enable clients to meet the requirements of the "US 49 Code of Federal Regulations" and the "International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code".  Some of the services that we provide are; development of company policies procedures design and deliver company specific training programs compliance audits for individual shipments review and update a company's current program.

We closely monitor changes to the regulations so that our clients are able to update their programs and/or systems in a timely manner.

American President Lines (APL, Ltd.) hmf2 Oakland, CA

Director of Hazardous Materials

Oct 1991–Feb 2007

APL is the leading intermodal and ocean transportation carrier serving North America, Asia and the Middle East. It is the world's sixth largest container transportation and shipping company, providing services to more than 140 countries, with offices in 80 countries, and a history of innovation dating back to the California Gold Rush.

Hazardous Materials, Office Support (Contract)

1988–1991

Education / Training / Publications

BA, Humanities hmf2 Portland State University
Certified Instructional Technologist hmf2 Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Certified Dangerous Goods Professional/CDGP hmf2 Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
Certified Dangerous Goods Trainer/CDGT hmf2 Dangerous Goods Trainers Association
Hazardous Materials Transport Training:

Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (United Kingdom certification)—1999, 2004

International Aviation Transport Association, Hazardous Materials—2002

International (European) Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) and by Road (ADR)—1995

Hazardous Waste—1993

Certificate of Advanced Training, Hazardous Materials—1992

Emergency Response, Operational Level—1992

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)—1992

Train the Trainer, US Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, 49 CFR—1992

Transportation of Hazardous Materials, Advanced Course—1992

In-Plant Industrial Chemical Spill Response—1991

Hazardous Materials Chemistry—1991

Incident Command System—1991

Intermodal Transportation of Hazardous Materials—1991

US Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Basic 49 CFR—1991

Publications:

Hazardous Cargo Bulletin—Contributing Columnist—Aug 1996–Jan 1998 / July 2007 / Sept 2008

~ Wrote monthly column entitled, “Expert Advice”

Hazmat Packager & Shipper—Nov / Dec 1996

Pacific Shipper—July 22, 1991

Shipper’s Guide to Hazardous Materials—Editor—1991

~ Helped launch this first-ever trade publication on Hazardous Materials for the shipping / transportation industry.

Recognition / Awards

Dangerous Goods Instructors' Symposium hmf2Keystone Award hmf2 2010

US Coast Guard, Certificate of Merit hmf2 2000

US Coast Guard, Certificate of Appreciation hmf2 2000

COHMED Recognition Award hmf2 1997–1998

American Society of Safety Engineers hmf2 1996–1997

References

Available Upon Request