HAZMAT / D.O.T. (49 CFR) general awareness course
With over 8700 different chemicals used in industry; many of which are hazardous materials (HAZMAT), the Department of Transportation (DOT) estimates there are over 800,000 HAZMAT shipments every day. To aid in the safe delivery of HAZMAT shipments, HAZMAT required to complete the 49 CFR Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) course every three years
Anyone involved in handling, shipping, and/or transporting hazardous materials must receive training specific to their job function and the responsibilities that come with it. They must also undergo general awareness training to understand the transportation process as a whole, as well as security awareness training that prepares them to recognize potential threats to the safety of the transportation system. Any hazmat employee whose job involves driving a commercial vehicle transporting hazardous materials must receive additional 49 CFR training to avoid incidents. Drivers must also be able to identify mistakes in a shipment that may be subject to legal penalties and which in the end could affect the driver’s driving record.
This online 49 CFR training course provides required initial or recurrent 49 CFR training to participants involved with handling, shipping, and/or transport of non-bulk, non-radioactive hazardous materials by ground. Hazardous materials by ground training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations Subpart H, Section 172.704 (49 CFR).This means they must know how to comply with all of the regulations prescribed in Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) – specifically, the sections collectively known as the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
- This 49 CFR training course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of hazardous materials by ground.
- Loads, unloads, or handles HAZMAT,
- Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs, or tests a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified, or sold as qualified for use in transporting HAZMAT in commerce,
- Prepares HAZMAT for transportation,
- Is responsible for safety of transporting HAZMAT, and
- Operates a vehicle used to transport HAZMAT.
Easy & smart e-learning
With online training through ADR-Education.com there’s no more scheduling around available training sessions. Our courses feature a smart & easy online platform that allows you to start, stop and resume your training at any time. The sessions are fully interactive and provide learning checks and a final exam. You’ll have 365 days to access and complete your course, and certificates for proper recordkeeping are provided upon completion. So, if you like to learn at your own pace in your own environment ADR-Education.com online training courses are the perfect solution to satisfying your federally required hazmat training.
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