Who should take this course? Any person involved in the packing or preparation of Class 8 Corrosive Materials by ground, air and ocean transport.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
• Apply the dangerous goods and hazardous materials regulations correctly.
• Describe some of the legal aspects of shipping hazardous materials.
• Explain the relationship between Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, the IMDG Code.
• Understand shipper and operator responsibilities.
• Identify the nine hazard classes.
• Select a proper shipping name.
• Choose the appropriate packaging.
• Understand UN specification packaging marks and the importance of using the packagings properly.
• Properly mark and label packages.
• Correctly complete the appropriate shipping documents.
• Choose the correct placards
The primary focus of this material is on non-bulk packaging
Materials Required: When beginning the course follow onscreen prompts to download and print the student workbook. It would also be beneficial to have a copy of the current 49CFR, IATA and IMDG Regulations. If you need a current copy, we suggest purchasing one from our recommended suppliers.
Are any additional training courses required?
- Function Specific Training- Ultimately (in the United States) your employer has final responsibility for determining if a hazmat employee is properly trained for their particular job function. Since there is a potential for limitless types of job functions as determined by an individual employer, we as your training provider can only suggest what types of additional training might be required.
Please note: Prepayment is required for Online Training. Usernames and passwords are emailed once payment is received.