Online: DOT Hazmat & Waste Transportation Initial / Refresher



Recorded course - Available on demand


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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 regulation webpage (ECFR) and emergency response information for shipments of hazardous materials, hazardous wastes and hazardous substances. 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 12 to 13 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
     Identifying Hazardous Waste for transportation

     Emergency Response Guidebook
     Special provisions
     Limited quantities
     Small quantities
     Excepted Quantities
     Completing Shipping Papers including manifests

     Package selection
     Marking and labeling a package

     Lithium Batteries
     Closure instructions for packages
     Incident reporting
     Shipping and packing



DEP TCH: 10 (BC-2017-3172)
NH DES CEUs: 0.6



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Online $499.00