HMT-115 - Hazardous Materials Training

HMT-115 - Ground Transportation of Hazardous Materials - Recurrent Training - 1 Day

This course provides a review of the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept domestic shipments of hazardous materials.  Instruction will focus on non-bulk packages transported by Motor Vehicle.


Meets applicable requirements for inital and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Note: "HMR" means U.S. DOT's 49 CFR "Hazardous Materials Regulations"
Prerequisite: HMT-100 or equivalent (basic-level DOT HMR training) or HMT-150 or equivalent.
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 

  • Please arrive and sign-in between 7:30 - 8:00 AM on the first day
Material Covered:
  • Organization and Structure of the HMR
  • Definition, identification, and classification of hazardous materials
    • Hazard Classes/Divisions
    • Packing Groups
    • UN/NA numbers
    • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials
    • Proper Shipping Name Selection
    • Technical Name Rule
    • Hazardous Substances
    • Marine Pollutants
    • Materials Poisonous by Inhalation
  • Use of the Hazardous Materials Table
  • Special Provisions
  • Packaging Selection
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Shipping Paper Requirements
  • Placarding