HAZMAT – DOT Shipping 8 Hour

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

Course Length: 8 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

  • Identify information about a particular hazardous material using the hazardous materials table.
  • Define a hazardous substance and indicate reportable quantities using Appendix A.
  • Identify marine pollutants using Appendix B.
  • Identify the proper shipping methods for hazardous materials in air, water, rail, and highway.
  • Recognize the information required to be entered on shipping papers for various types of hazardous materials.
  • Describe additional shipping paper entries required for hazardous material shipments by air, rail, highway, and water.
  • Utilize the proper labeling, marking, and placarding required for hazardous materials transportation.
  • Identify additional documentation required for hazardous waste shipments.
  • Identify record retention requirements.
  • Compare carrier and shipper responsibilities for each mode of transportation.
  • Identify carrier loading and unloading requirements for hazardous materials.
  • Determine when Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) apply to a hazardous materials shipment.
  • Summarize general operating requirements, general handling, stowage and segregation requirements for transporting hazardous materials.

Course Design

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

Successful Course Completion

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

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
Hazmat Compliance

  • Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA)
  • Federal Hazardous Materials Transportation LAW (49 CFR)
  • Who must comply with the HMR?
  • Misrepresenting Packaging or Containers
  • Enforcement Authorities

Penalties

  • Civil
  • Criminal

Training Requirements

  • Types of Training
  • Compliance Dates

Definitions

  • Hazardous Material
  • Hazmat Employee
  • Cycle of Transportation
  • Shipper

Six Steps to Compliance

  • Step One
    • Classification
    • Hazard Classes/Divisions
      • Class 1 - Explosives
      • Class 2 - Compressed Gases
      • Class 3 - Flammable Liquids
      • Class 4 – Flammable Solids
      • Class 5 – Oxidizers & Organic Peroxides
      • Class 6 – Poisonous Materials
      • Class 7 – Radioactive Materials
      • Class 8 – Corrosives
      • Class 9 – Miscellaneous Materials
    • Hazardous Materials Table (HMT)
    • Appendix A
    • Appendix B
  • Step Two
    • Shipping Papers
      • Exceptions
      • General Preparation
      • Basic Shipping Description Sequence
        • Identification Number
        • Proper Shipping Name
        • Hazard Class
        • Packing Group
      • Additional Description Requirements
        • DOT Exemptions and Special Permits
        • Limited Quantities
        • Hazardous Substances
        • Radioactive Materials
        • Empty Packaging
        • Transportation by Air
        • Transportation by Rail
        • Transportation by Highway
        • Transportation by Water
        • Technical Names for n.o.s. and Other Generic Descriptions
        • Marine Pollutants (vessel transported or bulk)
        • Poisonous Materials
        • Elevated Temperature Materials
        • Organic Peroxides and Self-Reactive Material
      • Emergency Response Telephone Number
      • Shipper’s Certification
        • Domestic
        • International
        • Air Transportation
        • Certification for Radioactive Material
        • Exceptions
      • Hazardous Waste Manifest
        • Requirements
        • General Preparation and Required Entries
      • Accessibility
        • Highway
        • Rail
        • Air
        • Water
      • Retention
    • Emergency Response Information
      • Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
        • White Pages
          • Table of Placards
          • Rail Car and Road Trailer ID Charts
          • Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling
            of Chemicals (GHS)
        • Yellow Section
        • Blue Section
        • Orange Section
        • Green Section
          • Initial Isolation Zone
          • Protective Action Zone
          • Water-reactive Materials Which Produce Toxic Gases
        • Table Top Exercise 1
        • Table Top Exercise 2
    • Globally Harmonized System
      • Elements
      • Pictograms
      • Safety Data Sheets
        • Sections 1-16
        • Signal Words
        • Hazard Statements
        • Allocation of Label Elements
        • Classification Criteria for Acute Toxicity
  • Step Three
    • Markings
      • Marking Requirements
      • Orientation Arrows
      • Excepted Packagings
        • Limited Quantities Materials
      • Marking for Hazardous Substances
      • Marking for Marine Pollutants
      • Marking for Bulk Packages
      • Bulk Packaging Types
  • Step Four
    • Labeling
      • Requirements
      • Exceptions
      • Labeling for Non-Bulk Packages
        • Flat Surfaces
        • Round Surfaces
      • Class 7 – Radioactive Materials
      • Label Placement
      • Multiple Hazards
  • Step Five
    • Placarding
      • General Rule
      • Placard Determination
      • Bulk Placarding
      • Prohibited Placarding
      • UN or NA Identification Numbers
      • Visibility
      • Non-Bulk Placarding
        • Table 1
        • Table 2
      • Placarding Flow Chart
      • Placarding for Subsidiary Hazards
  • Step Six
    • Packing
      • UN Specification Codes
      • Packaging Performance Levels
      • Small and Limited Quantities
      • Filling Limits
      • Closure Requirements
      • Inner Containers
      • Cylinders

Carrier Requirements (Highway)

  • Carrier and Shipper Responsibilities
    • Driver Training Requirements
    • FMCSA Regulations
  • Accessibility of Shipping Papers
  • Disabled Motor Vehicle in Transit
  • Leaking Cargo Tanks
  • Smoking
  • Attendance
  • Special Loading and Unloading Requirements
    • Explosives
    • Flammable Liquids
    • Storage Batteries/Nitric Acid
    • Gasses
    • Poisons/Poison Inhalation Hazards
    • Selected Class 4 and 5 Materials
    • Radioactive Materials
  • Segregation Table
  • Explosives Load and Segregation Chart

Carrier Requirements (Air)

  • Subpart A
  • Subpart B
  • Subpart C
  • ICAO Technical Instructions
  • Shipper Responsibilities
  • Carrier Responsibilities
  • Hazardous Materials Packaging
    • Class 4, 5, and 8 Materials
    • Preventing Leaking
    • Packaging for Liquids
    • Combination Packagings
    • Quantity Limitations
    • Cylinder Protection
    • Cargo Aircraft Only Packages
  • Quality Limitations and Cargo Locations
    • Passenger Aircraft
    • Cargo Aircraft
    • Pilot Notification

Carrier Requirements (Rail)

  • Bulk Packaging
  • Segregation Table
  • Marking and Placards
  • Train Consist
  • Restrictions
  • Incident/Accident Reporting

Carrier Requirements (Water)

  • General Operating Requirements
    • Container Packing Certificate
    • Stowage and Segregation
    • Cargo Manifest List/Stowage Plan
    • Inspections
    • Accidents
    • Damaged Packages
    • Misrepresentation
    • Repairs
    • Supervision of Handling and Stowage
    • Vessel Preparation
    • Stowage Locations
    • Segregation Requirements
  • Requirements for Ferry Vessels
  • Special Requirements for Barges
  • Requirements for Class 2 Materials
  • Requirements for Class 3 Materials
  • Requirements for Class 4,
    Class 5 and Division 1.5 Materials
  • Requirements for Division 2.3 & 6.1 Materials

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
  • ERG
  • Sample Bills of Lading

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
DOT 49 CFR 171-180
U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s
Emergency Response Guidebook
Handling Hazardous Materials

  • Course ID #: MA167

Date

Apr 23 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$150.00