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CVI Training Required For Chemical Facilities

Chemical facilities that registered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must also complete Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI) training.  Any information or correspondence from DHS relating to the Chemical of Interest (COI) at your facility such as anhydrous ammonia or ammonium nitrate, which required facilities to register with DHS, must also be marked as CVI and be viewed by persons who also have completed CVI training.  The training is available online and takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete.  Once the training is complete, you can print off a certificate of completion that states you are ...

Indicators of Suspicious Purchasing Behavior - Report to IFCA

New customer who is not from local area. Refusing to provide address where fertilizer will be used or delivered.   Acting nervous or impatient. Possessing little knowledge of crops, soil composition, field size, application methods, or fertilizers. Purchasing large quantity of pesticides, combustibles, or fertilizers containing ammonium nitrate out of season or with cash. Appearing to be interested only in ammonium nitrate; displaying no interest in alternative fertilizers or fertilizer combinations. Seeking chemicals with weight in excess of fertilizer distributor capacity. Making suspicious inquiries regarding equipment (e.g., tank size, spray range). Asking about acquiring vehicles equipped for spraying ...

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) FAQ

Click on the heading to link to the Coast Guard's TWIC information website.