Covers US DOT shipping requirements for ground transport of
hazardous materials found in 49 CFR 171-180.
Course addresses general awareness, function specific, emergency
response and security. Topics include: definitions, security planning, hazardous materials
classification, using the hazardous materials table, bulk and non-bulk labeling, marking, truck placarding, load
segregation, registration with PHMSA, product and
waste shipping documents, how to use the PHMSA webpage and emergency
response information for shipments of hazardous materials, hazardous
wastes and hazardous substances.
not cover radioactive materials.
stop and restart this course at their own pace. The course consists of
video, practice problems and an examination. Students should allocate
approximately 8 to 12 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.
be provided with an electronic manual that includes all course
Bulk and Non-bulk
Pre transportation functions
9 Hazard classes and definitions
Haz Mat Table, RQ’s and Marine Pollutants
Completing Shipping Papers including manifests
Choosing a Package
Marking and labeling a package
Closure instructions for packages
Shipping and packing