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​Complexities Exist when Shipping Lithium Batteries

Posted by DGI Training Center on 15th Oct 2019

There’s good news and bad news about Dangerous Goods training for shipping lithium batteries. First, the good news: it can be relatively easy to learn how to ship one single kind of lithium battery, … read more

​FAA & DOT Finally Ban Lithium Ion Batteries

Posted by DGI Training Center on 8th Mar 2019

On February 27, 2019 the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation published an Interim Final Rule HM-224I. This Final Rule prohibits lithium Ion batteries UN3480 fr … read more

Recurrent Training - 90 Days Same as Cash

4th May 2018

As a hazmat employee how often do we need training or recurrent training? Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, (49CFR), (which I like to refer to as our American law), Section 172.704 sa … read more

Am I Certified?

19th Jan 2018

I Have a Hazmat Certificate – Does This Mean I’m Certified?A certificate of completion, or a certificate of attendance, is not the same thing, nor is it equal to being nationally or state certified. B … read more

HM-215N Rescinded - What it Means to You

16th Feb 2017

United Nations Committee of Experts Recommendations Transport Dangerous Goods 19th Revised Edition / Amendment 38-16 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code / 2017 – 2018 Edition International … read more