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

HMT-100B - Initial Training

Preparing Bulk Packages for Hazardous Materials Transportation.

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This 4 day introductory-level course covers the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of hazardous materials.  Instruction will focus on bulk packages such as Tanks Cars, Cargo Tanks, Portable Tanks and IBC's.

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 3:00 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/NA/ID numbers as appropriate
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class materials
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection
  • Technical Names
  • Combustible Liquids
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Marine Pollutants
  • Elevated Temperature Materials
  • Materials Poisonous by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Use of the Hazardous Materials Table
  • Special provisions
  • Packaging Requirements
  • Placarding and Marking of Bulk Packages
  • Shipping Papers
  • Emergency Response Information and Telephone Number