HMT-100 - Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Transportation Training

HMT-100 - Initial Training

Preparing Hazardous Materials for Transportation by Motor Vehicle.

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This 3 day introductory-level course covers the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of hazardous materials.  Instruction will focus on non-bulk packages transported by motor vehicle.

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Note: "HMR" means U.S. DOT's 49 CFR "Hazardous Materials Regulations"
Prerequisite: None
Materials Provided:
  • A Copy of the HMR
  • A Course Textbook
  • Various handouts including a compliance guide/checklist
Class hours:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

  • Adjourn at 1:00 PM on the last day
  • Please arrive and sign-in between 7:30 - 8:00 AM on the first day
Material Covered:
  • Organization and Structure of the HMR
  • Classification of Hazardous Materials
  • Hazard Classes/Divisions
  • Packing Groups
  • UN/NAnumbers
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class materials
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection
  • Technical Names
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Marine Pollutants
  • Materials Poisonouos by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Use of the Hazardous Materials Table
  • Special provisions
  • Packaging Requirements
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Shipping Papers
  • Emergency Response Information and Telephone Number
  • Placarding