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Online Corrosive Materials 49CFR/IATA/IMDG


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.

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Please note: Prepayment is required for Online Training. Usernames and passwords are emailed once payment is received.

Prerequisites: None
Training Valid For: 24 months for IATA; 3 years for 49CFR and IMDG
Time Required: 8 hours for initial training or recurrent training.
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