DOT HAZMAT Training (Instructor-Led) Course Outline
Hazardous Materials Transportation Outline
Fulfills classroom training requirements for:
49 CFR 172.704 HM 181, 126F and 215 A&B
This one day course covers the training requirements of 49 CFR 172.704 which requires any person involved in offering a hazardous material for transportation to be properly trained. The course must be refreshed every 3 years and employees may not perform materials functions unsupervised until the training has been completed. The course takes a unique “ 10 step approach “ to proper hazardous materials transportation handling. Each element is explained along with examples of what to do and what not to do. All sections of the course contain hands on exercises for each stage of preparing and shipping hazardous materials.
Who is required to have this training ??? Anyone involved in selecting a package, marking a container, applying a label, preparing paperwork (e.g. Bills of Lading, Manifests etc.) or handling a hazardous material.
Course Overview and Introduction
Section 2 – Training
49 CFR 172.704
Section 4-Hazardous Materials Tables
49 CFR 172.101
Hazardous Substance Table
Section 5- Packaging
Types of packaging
Section 6 – Marking
What is a label?
Types of labels
Placement of labels
Section 8-Loading and Storage
Loading and Storage Procedures
What are placards?
Section 10-Shipping Documents
NOS-Not otherwise specified
Continuation Sheet 8700a
Section 11-Hazardous Waste
What is hazardous waste?
Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest
Hazardous Waste Markings
Hazardous Waste Tables
Section 12-Incident Reporting
National Response Center
When to report.
Section 13-Emergency Response Guidebook
49 CFR 172.704 Security Requirements
Written requirments-49 CFR 172.800