Undeclared hazardous materials shipments are DOT
regulated materials that are shipped without proper identification via
package marks/labels, placards and documentation.
Undeclared hazardous materials shipments increases the likelihood of
hazmat incidents and result in heavy fines for the offeror of the hazardous
material. The vast majority of
undeclared hazardous materials shipments are due to individuals who offer a
package for transportation without the knowledge of what is regulated and
the corresponding rules.
overview course provides students with
general awareness/familiarization training of the US DOT Hazardous Materials
Our instructors explain the 14 Pre-Transportation functions of HMR and
explains how to recognize and identify hazardous materials consistent with
the hazard communication standards of the HMR.
In addition, security risks associated with hazardous materials
transportation and methods designed to enhance transportation security are
This course meets the general awareness and security awareness training
requirements of 49 CFR 172.704 (a)(1) & (4).
Individuals who prepare a shipment (ex., packaging, labeling, signing
paperwork, etc.) for transportation will require additional function
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 2.5 to 3 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. Students will be provided with an electronic
manual that includes all course materials
Bulk and Non-bulk Packages
Pre transportation functions
9 Hazard classes and definitions
Haz Mat Table, RQ’s and Marine Pollutants
Shipping Papers & Manifests