The FAA has issued Notice N8900.00 requiring Part 145 Repair Stations to submit a Certifiying letter for HAZMAT training of employees. The notice states:
In response to inquires, AFS-300 determined the need to create a baseline of the repair stations certificated before November 7, 2005. The FAA principal maintenance inspector (PMI) or principal avionics inspector (PAI) must obtain a letter from these repair stations certifying training of their employees or employees of their contractors and subcontractors performing a job function concerning transportation of hazmat in accordance with:
(1) Title 49 CFR part 172 subpart H for domestic repair stations, and/or
(2) ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air for repair stations located outside the United States.
The FAA must receive the certifying letter for:
· Domestic repair stations and repair stations located outside the United States under a Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement/Maintenance Implementation Procedures (BASA/MIP), within 12 months from the issue date of this notice, and
· All other repair stations located outside the United States at the next renewal.
See FAA Notice