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Online Excepted Quantities 49CFR/IATA/IMDG


Who should take this course? Choose this course if ALL of your inner packaging (i.e. a bottle) are 30 mL (1 oz) or less and the total gross weight of the package is 29 kg or less. There are some additional restrictions under IATA (Air) such as a total volume limit per package of one pint to one liter or less, but in general, if you never ship anything larger, this may be the only training you need. (Ground, Air & Ocean shipments) This course may be taken by those needing Initial or Recurrent training.

This course is also very good as an add-on course to give you additional function specific training in this topic.

Materials Required: When beginning the course follow onscreen prompts to download and print the student workbook.

Security Awareness Training is included with this online course. 

Are any additional training courses required?

  • Function Specific Training - As long as you are not in a position where you have to read and interpret the regulations or determine compliance or acceptance, this course is sufficient for those workers following instructions and just handling shipments of Dangerous Goods. 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: 3 years for 49CFR & IMDG; 24 months for IATA
Time Required: 2 to 3 hours for initial training or recurrent training for someone who has not regularly used the 49CFR and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations; 1 to 2 hours for those who regularly use the 49CFR and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
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