HMW-605 Classifying Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods for Transportation

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Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

 

This 3-day course focuses on obtaining and applying information necessary to classify hazardous materials for transportation. It will include a detailed discussion of each hazard class and division (other than Classes 1, 6.2 and 7).

 

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Regulations Covered

HMR

(with reference to various international regulations such as the ICAO TI, IATA DGR, IMDG Code, GHS, and especially, the UN Model Regulations and Manual of Tests and Criteria)

Note:

  • "HMR" means U.S. DOT's (49 CFR) Hazardous Materials Regulations

Prerequisite:

None

Materials Provided by DGAC:

  • A Copy of the HMR
  • A Course Textbook
  • Various handouts

Materials Provided by the Student:

  • None

Class hours:

Varies According to Time Zone: (You may sign up for either webinar regardless of your time zone)


HMW- 605 Optimized for Eastern and Central Time Zones

9 AM – 6 PM Eastern Time Daily

8 AM – 5 PM Central Time Daily

7 AM – 4 PM Mountain Time Daily

6 AM – 3 PM Pacific Time Daily

 
HMW-605 Optimized for Mountain and Pacific Time Zone

11 AM – 8 PM Eastern Time Daily

10 AM – 7 PM Central Time Daily

9 AM – 6 PM Mountain Time Daily

8 AM – 5 PM Pacific Time Daily

 Note: There will be a one-hour lunch break after approximately four hours of class time each day. Breaks will be taken during morning and afternoon sessions.

Material Covered:

  • Definition and Classification of Hazardous Materials
  • Hazard Classes/Divisions
  • Packing Groups and Hazard Zones
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials
  • Combustible Liquids
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Marine Pollutants
  • Elevated Temperature Materials
  • Materials Toxic by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection