In Phase 1 of HM-07, "Accident Performance of Bulk Packages Used for Hazardous Materials Transportation", a series of surveys gathered industry opinions concerning a bulk package performance database and information concerning what fields to include in such a database.
The response rates for the servey were on par with response rates of previous industry
surveys.Since the number of responses
is considered a small sample size (less than 30), generalization of responses
to a particular stakeholder group may include biases that are unable to be
detected.However, by pooling survey
responses together, industry preferences may be accurately portrayed.
Estimated Number of
Number of Responses Received
Approximate Response Rate
The survey responses have been summarized into the following categories: