HMT- 608 - Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) Transportation Training


Performance-Oriented Packaging (UN Standard Packaging)

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This 3 day course provides instruction in UN performance-oriented packaging.  This training will be useful for professionals in the packaging industry and also for shippers and carriers.  Whether you design packaging, test packaging, buy packaging, sell packaging, fill packaging, or close packaging, this course will help take the mystery out of UN packaging.  The instruction will focus on non-bulk UN Standard Packaging for liquids and solids (other than Classes 1, 6.2, and 7).

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Note: "HMR" means U.S. DOT's 49 CFR "Hazardous Materials Regulations"


Materials Provided:
  • A Copy of the HMR
  • 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:
  • (Minimal) Requirements for Packaging Design and Construction
  • Achieving and Maintaining Qualification as a UN Standard Packaging Through Testing
  • Design Qualification Testing
  • Periodic Retesting
  • Production Testing
  • Test Report
  • Closure Instructions
  • Specification Marking
  • Overview of Shipper's Responsibilities and General Packaging Requirements