DOT OFFERERS AND SHIPPERS

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course reviews information based on the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulations as they relate to the awareness, handling, and shipping requirements of Hazardous Materials within the United States. The Hazardous Materials Regulations, also known as the HMR, form the core of this training.

Part one of this course will review employee training requirements, how to classify materials, shipping descriptions, specialized information, acceptable packaging, small and limited quantities, markins and placards, shipping papers, the hazardous waste manifest, loading and unloading of hazardous materials, incidents, as well as security and reporting processes.

 

REGULATORY REFERENCE:

Title 49 CFR Parts 171 thru 173 and 178

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Training Requirements
  3. Classifying Materials
  4. Determining Shipping Descriptions
  5. The Hazardous Materials Table (HMT)
  6. Specialized Information
  7. Packaging
  8. Markings
  9. Placarding
  10. Shipping Papers
  11. Hazardous Waste Manifest
  12. Loading and Unloading
  13. Securing Loads
  14. Incidents
  15. Security