HAZMAT – DOT Shipping 4 Hour

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 4 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Train employees on the Department of Transportation (DOT) shipping, labeling and transport requirements associated with hazardous materials.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of regulations and resources during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
  • Demonstrations

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
About HAZMAT

  • Hazardous Material Transportation Act (HMTA)
  • Hazardous Material Regulations
  • Enforcement Authorities
  • Penalties
  • Hazmat Training Requirements
  • HAZMAT Definitions
    • Hazardous Material
    • HAZMAT Employee
    • Cycle of Transportation
    • Shipper
    • Hazardous Substance
    • Reportable Quantity (RQ)
    • Marine Pollutant
  • Hazard Classes
    • Class 1 – Explosives
    • Class 2 – Compressed Gases
    • Class 3 – Flammable Liquids
    • Class 4 – Flammable Solids
    • Class 5 – Oxidizers and Organic Peroxides
    • Class 6 – Poisonous and Infectious Materials
    • Class 7 – Radioactive Materials
    • Class 8 – Corrosive Materials
    • Class 9 – Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
  • Precedence of Hazard Table
  • Video: HAZMAT Drivers
  • Five Steps to HAZMAT Compliance

Step 1 – Classification

  • Obtain Shipping Description
  • Review the Hazardous Material Table
    • Column 2 - Material Description, Proper Shipping Name
    • Column 3 – Hazard Class/Division
    • Column 4 – Identification Numbers

Step 2 – Packaging

  • General Packaging Requirements
  • Review Hazardous Material Table
    • Column 5 – Packing Groups
      • PG I, II, III
    • Column 7 – Special Provisions
    • Column 8 – Packaging Requirements
  • UN Specification Codes
    • Example on Box and Drum
  • Performance Orientation Packaging Example

Step 3 – Marking/Labeling

  • Marking Requirements
  • Marking Examples
  • Labeling Requirements
  • Labeling Examples
  • Labeling Requirements cont.
  • Additional Labels on Package
  • Additional Container Markings

Step 4 – Shipping Papers

  • General Requirements
  • Shipping Paper Examples
  • Additional Requirements
  • Shipper’s Certification
  • Hazardous/Non-Hazardous Materials
  • Accessibility
  • Retention
  • Emergency Response Information
  • Emergency Response Guidebook
    • Define colored sections

Step 5 – Placarding

  • General Requirements
  • Placard Examples
    • Required Size
  • Placard Determination
    • Non-Bulk
    • Bulk
  • Placarding Empty or Unpurged Tanks
  • Placard Location/Visibility
  • Placard Flow Chart

HAZMAT Safety

  • Loading/Unloading HAZMAT
  • Review HAZMAT Segregation Charts
  • Carrier Requirements
    • Highway
    • Air
    • Rail
    • Water
  • Vessel Segregation Chart

HAZMAT Security Awareness

  • Training Requirements
  • Awareness
  • Recognition
  • Potential Targets
  • Security Risks
  • Security Checklist
  • Security Plans

Practical Session
While there is no formal practical session for this course, table top exercises are conducted.

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials
  • HAZMAT Table
  • NAERG
  • Sample Bills of Lading

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
DOT 49 CFR 171-180

  • Course ID #: MA036

Date

Apr 19 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$100.00