HMT-215 - Hazardous Materials Training

HMT- 215 - Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods - Recurrent Training - 1 Day

This course reviews the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of dangerous goods for transportation by aircraft and related motor vehicle transportation.  This course is endorsed by IATA.  Participants successfully completing this course will be registered with the IATA training registry.

Meets applicable requirements for inital and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Prerequisite: HMT-200 or equivalent (basic IATA DGR training) or HMT-150 or equivalent.
Materials Provided:
  • A Copy of IATA DGR
  • A Course Textbook
  • Various handouts including a compliance guide/checklist
Class hours:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

  • 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, the DOT Authorization to use the International Standards in Domestic Transportation.
  • Organization and structure of the IATA DGR
    • Definition, identification, and classification of dangerous goods
    • Hazard Classes/Divisions
    • Packing Groups
    • UN/ID NUmbers
    • Precedence of Hazards of Multiple-Class Materials
    • Proper shipping name selection
    • Technical Name Rule
    • Hazardous Substances and Other US Government Variations
  • Use of the Dangerous Goods List
  • Distinction between cargo aircraft only and passenger aircraft shipments