For shipments using Air Transportation; also known as ICAO. Fulfills US DOT and International Law Training Requirements.
IATA Training is required for any hazmat employee who needs to understand how to use the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). This includes: Shipping personnel who prepare and sign the shipping papers for air transport, Personnel responsible for classifying hazardous product, and anyone else who meets the definition of a "hazmat employee" and who needs to understand how to read and interpret the IATA Air Regulations.
This 2-Day webinar is designed for basic shippers, freight forwarders, third party logistics entities, carriers and freight brokers.
Please Note: If you ship Radioactive Materials or Explosives additional training is recommended. Airline Operator or Ground Handling staff may require additional training based on job function.
IATA 2-Day Initial Webinar Topics:
Format of the Regulations
IATA Section 1 Applicability
IATA Section 2 Limitations
Classification of Dangerous Goods
Using the Alphabetical List of DG's
Selecting a Packing Instruction
State and Operator Variations
General Packing Provisions
UN Packaging Specification Marks
Marking and Labeling
Handling and Safety
Limited Discussion of RAM & Explosives
Materials Required: Current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations is required for this session. If you need a current copy, we suggest purchasing one from our recommended suppliers. Students will be emailed the class workbook which they will download and print; we suggest putting it in a three ring binder.
Recommended supplies: Sticky notes, pens, highlighter, notepaper.
Webinar Hours: 11am - 7pm each day, Eastern Standard Time (includes testing). Sign-in begins 15 minutes prior to class start time. Class times are EST - please adjust according to your time zone.
Student Workbook: students download workbook to view and print workbook, we suggest putting it in a three ring binder. If you do not print the workbook, you must be able to view it at the same time as the webinar.
Regulations: IATA regulations are required for this webinar. Students must provide them, as they are not included with the course. If you need a current copy, we suggest purchasing one from our recommended suppliers.
Exam taken online at the conclusion of the webinar. Exams must be submitted within 3 hours of completion of the course.
Webinar Hours: All webinars start in East Coast Time - please adjust your time accordingly. Students must sign in 15 minute early.
Training location: We recommend taking the webinar from a location where you will not be distracted by coworkers or daily work duties.
Recommended supplies: Sticky notes, pens, highlighter, notepaper
Please note: The registration period for enrolling in public webinars closes 1 business day prior to the start of class.
Classroom training may be more suited for you, if: You do not use the IATA Regulations on a regular basis, and/or you prepare or need to determine: Multiple Hazards, n.o.s. Proper Shipping Names, Mixtures and Solutions, Different Dangerous Goods packed together (determining the Q value)
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What is the difference between webinar and online training? Webinars are instructor led and completed in 1 day. Online training is taken on your own, and you have 3 months to complete.
Are any additional training courses required?
- Hazmat Security Awareness Training (SAT) - In the United States this additional training is required. DGI offers free SAT on our website.
- 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.
- We recommend that persons shipping the following substance get additional training:
- Radioactive Materials
- Toxic Gases (additional DOT requirements)
- Toxic Inhalation Hazard
- Packaging of Explosives (additional DOT requirements)