HMT-135 - Hazardous Materials Training

HMT-135 - Recurrent Training

Preparing Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) for Transportation by Motor Vehicle or Aircraft

This 2 day course reviews the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of hazardous materials by ground and air.

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

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

A limited number of "loaner" DGRs can be provided by DGAC for your use during the course. 

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:
  • Discussion of the Relationship Between the Requirements of the US DOT, ICAO and IATA.
  • DOT Authorization to Use the International Standards for Air Shipments within the United States
  • Organization and Structure of the HMR and DGR
  • Classification of Hazardous Materials in Each Code
  • Hazard Classes/Divisions
  • Packing Groups
  • UN/NA/ID numbers as appropriate
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection
  • Technical Names
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Materials Poisonous by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Use of the Various "Tables" in each Code