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 and DGR
Note:
  • "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