HMT- 605 - Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Transportation Training

HMT-605 

Classifying Hazardous Materials for Transportation


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This 3 day course focuses on obtaining and applying information necessary to classify hazardous materials for transportation.  It will include a detailed discussion of each hazard class and division (other than Classes 1, 6.2 and 7).

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

HMR
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:
  • Definition and Classification of Hazardous Materials
  • Hazard Classes/Divisions
  • Packing Groups
  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials
  • Combustible Liquids
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Marine Pollutants
  • Elevated Temperature Materials
  • Materials Poisonous by Inhalation (TIH Materials)
  • Proper Shipping Name Selection