Online: IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
(Air Shipping) Initial/Refresher
On-Line Course "IATA"
Recorded course - Available on demand
Covers the International Air Transport Association (IATA), International
Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and US DOT PHMSA shipping requirements
for air transport of Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials found in the IATA
Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), ICAO
Technical Instructions for the Safe
Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and 49 CFR 171-180.
Topics include: definitions, classification (including environmentally
hazardous substance classification), using the IATA Dangerous Goods List
(“blue pages”), labeling, marking, packaging requirements unique to air
transport, using the packing instructions (“yellow pages”), package
segregation, exceptions, completing the Dangerous Goods Declaration form,
air waybills, state (country) variations, operator (airline) variations and
how to use the DOT PHMSA webpage. Does not cover radioactive materials.
The goal of this course is to have the student walk away with a thorough
understanding of how to use the IATA DGR, but most importantly, how to ship
dangerous goods. The course
consists of video instruction, practice problems and an examination.
Depending upon whether the student is taking this course as an initial or
refresher, students should allocate approximately 8 to 16 hours at the
computer in order to complete this course.
Students may stop and restart this course at their own pace. 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. Students will be provided with an
electronic manual that includes slide handouts and other course
materials. The student
must have the most current version of the IATA Dangerous Goods
Regulations in order to take this course.
Introduction to the DG Regulations and
State and Operator Variations
Three: Classification of Class 1-3
Classification of Class 4-6
Classification of Class 7-9 (Rad overview only)
Environmentally Hazardous Substance
Estimating Ecotoxicity for mixtures
Eight: Introduction to the DG List
and selecting proper shipping names
Package quantity limits and how to use the Packing Instructions
IATA Special Provisions
Eleven: Exceptions: Limited
Quantity, Excepted Quantity, De Minimis Quantity, others…
Twelve: General Packaging
Requirements: pressure tests, Q values, salvage packaging, more…
Thirteen: Specification Packaging
for liquids and solids
Specification Packaging for gasses,
infectious materials and IBCs
Fifteen: Package Marking
Sixteen: Package Labeling
Air waybills, US emergency response
Completing the Dangerous Goods Declaration
Using the IATA checklists and find the
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(DGTA). DGTA promotes and develops exceptional competence in
dangerous goods trainers worldwide through education, communication,
networking and voluntary professional certification. For more
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We are not affiliated with IATA.