Online: 2018 Transportation
and Lithium Ion Batteries
$350/person (full course)
Recorded course - Available on demand
The regulations that govern transportation of Lithium Batteries
are constantly evolving. This online 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.
(full course) addresses the following topics:
lithium metal vs. lithium ion batteries.
if a lithium battery or cell is "fully regulated" or "small", or
the updates to IATA air regulations packing instructions: Section
IA vs. Section IB vs. Section II
comprehensive review of the requirements for shipping lithium batteries
"contained in equipment" vs. "packed with equipment" vs. lithium
batteries shipped without equipment.
properties of lithium batteries, safety concerns and incident reporting
for selection of packaging, affixing package marks/labels, prototype
battery requirements and completion of shipping papers.
and operator (airlines) variations specific to lithium battery shipments
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
· New number of small packages of lithium batteries per consignment
INCLUDES required US DOT General Awareness and Security Awareness
training. Students will be provided with an electronic manual that
includes all course materials.
provided with the HAZMATEAM 2017 Lithium Battery Shipping Guide that
summarizes the major requirements. Package illustrations, shipping paper
templates and more are included.
Students may stop and restart this course at their own pace. The course
consists of video, practice problems and an examination. Students should
allocate approximately 9 to 10 hours at the computer in order to
complete this course. Upon successful completion of an online test,
students will be issued a certificate. Students can always call or
e-mail an instructor while working on course materials.
OTHER ONLINE LITHIUM BATTERY COURSES AVAILABLE:
||Ground (49 CFR), Air (IATA) & Vessel (IMDG)
Small Lithium Metal
||Small & Medium
||Ground (49 CFR) & Air (IATA)
Small Lithium Ion
||Small & Medium
||Ground (49 CFR & Air (IATA)
The classroom version of
TRANSPORATION OF LITHIUM METAL AND LITHIUM ION BATTERIES
is also available at the HAZMATEAM Training Centers.