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2017 Transportation of Lithium Metal
 and Lithium Ion Batteries
(LIVE AT OUR TRAINING CENTER)

$399/person
Course Duration: 8 hours

The regulations that govern transportation of Lithium Batteries are constantly evolving. This course includes the very latest regulatory updates including the March 29, 2017 release of HM-215N (latest 49 CFR update), the 2017 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (58th Edition) and the latest IMDG Code (Amendment 38-16). This online session covers all regulatory requirements for the transportation (air, water, rail or ground) of lithium batteries.

This session addresses the following topics: 

·        Differentiating lithium metal vs. lithium ion batteries.  
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   Determining if a lithium battery or cell is "fully regulated" or "small", or “medium”.   
·
    Unraveling the updates to IATA air regulations packing instructions:  Section IA vs. Section IB vs. Section II
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    A comprehensive review of the requirements for shipping lithium batteries "contained in equipment" vs. "packed with equipment" vs. lithium batteries shipped without equipment.  
·
    Hazardous properties of lithium batteries, safety concerns and incident reporting
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    Requirements for selection of packaging, affixing package marks/labels, prototype battery requirements and completion of shipping papers.  
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    State and operator (airlines) variations specific to lithium battery shipments
·    State of Charge Limits for air transport of Lithium Ion Batteries
·    New Lithium Battery Class 9 label and the new lithium battery handling mark being phased in starting 2017|
·    
Prohibition of Lithium Ion Batteries without equipment, on Passenger aircraft.
·    New number of small packages of lithium batteries per consignment limits

This course INCLUDES required US DOT General Awareness and Security Awareness training. Students will be provided with all course materials.

Students are provided with the HAZMATEAM 2017 Lithium Battery Shipping Guide that summarizes the major requirements. Package illustrations, shipping paper templates and more are included. 

2017 Dates:  Hudson, NH: Oct. 10
                     Woburn, MA: Aug. 8

WOULD YOU PREFER AN ONLINE COURSE?    SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING:

Online Course Battery Type Sizes Modes Approx. Duration
Lithium Ion & Lithium Metal Rechargeable &
Non-Rechargeable
 All Sizes Ground (49 CFR), Air (IATA) & Vessel (IMDG)   9-10 hours
Lithium Ion Rechargeable  All Sizes Ground (49 CFR), Air (IATA) & Vessel (IMDG)   7-8 hours
Small Lithium Metal Non-Rechargeable  Small &   Medium Ground (49 CFR) & Air (IATA)   6-7 hours
Small Lithium Ion Rechargeable Small & Medium Ground (49 CFR) & Air (IATA)   6-7 hours

  

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