HMT-200 - Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Transportation Training

HMT-200 - Initial Training

Preparing Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) for Transportation by Aircraft

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This 3 day introductory-level course covers the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of hazardous materials by aircraft and the related motor vehicle transportation.

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Primarily DGR (with some HMR essentials included).
  • "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 1:00 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/ID numbers
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection
  • Technical Names
  • Hazardous Substances and Other US Government Variations
  • Use of the List of Dangerous Goods
  • Distinction Between Cargo Aircraft Only and Passenger Aircraft Shipments
  • Special Provisions
  • Packaging Selection
  • Marking and Labeling
  • State and Operator (Especially US Government) Variations