For shippers of hazardous waste who use pre-made
manifests. This course covers the US DOT Hazardous Materials
Regulations, 49 CFR 171-180, applicable to shipping hazardous
waste via ground transportation. Topics include classification,
hazardous substances, marine pollutants, marks, labels, package
selection, manifest preparation, vehicle placards, load
segregation and more. Does not cover radioactive materials.
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 7 to 9 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
Pre transportation functions
9 Hazard classes and definitions
Haz Mat Table, RQ’s and Marine Pollutants
Completing the HW Manifest
Choosing a Package
Marking and labeling a package
Closure instructions for packages
Shipping and packing