Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Violations of Hazardous Materials Regulations (August 2010)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed a $681,200 civil penalty against FedEx for violating hazardous material shipping regulations. The FAA alleged that between August 2 and 12, 2010, FedEx employees in numerous locations around the country improperly accepted several dozen shipments containing hazardous materials for transportation by air. The FAA also alleged that, in 19 instances on August 12, 2010, FedEx failed to provide pilots of flights to and from Los Angeles with the required accurate and legible written information about shipments of hazardous materials it accepted for transportation by air. The FAA also alleged that FedEx failed to document hazardous materials training and testing for three individuals who were among those accepting the shipments for the company.
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- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
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- Date of Proposed Fine Announcement