HMT-400 - Hazardous Materials Training

HMT-400 - Transportation of Hazardous Wastes - Initial Training - 3 Days

This introductory-level course covers the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept domesitc shipments of hazardous wastes.  Introduction 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: None
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 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:
  • Overview of the relationship between the US EPA Hazardous Waste Requirements and the US DOT HMR
  • Organization and structure of the HMR
  • Definition, indentification and classification of dangerous goods.
  • Use of the Hazardous Materials Table, Index and Dangerous Goods List
    • Hazard Classes/Divisions
    • Packing Groups
    • UN/NAnumbers
    • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class materials
    • Proper Shipping Name Selection
    • Technical Names
    • Hazardous Substances
    • Marine Pollutants
    • Materials Poisonouos by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Use of Hazardous Materials Table
  • Packaging Selection
  • Marking and labeling
  • Uniform hazardous waste manifest
  • Placarding