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Hazmat & Waste Ground Shipper Certification (DOT)

Course Code: HMT 301

This online course combines the curriculum from our Hazmat Ground Shipper Certification (DOT) (HMT 300) and Intro to the Hazardous Waste Manifest (RCRA 303) training.

This course provides DOT hazmat training to prepare and offer hazardous materials and/or hazardous waste shipments for transportation by ground. The course covers a step-by-step approach to ensure full compliance with the latest 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) and how to properly complete the Hazardous Waste Manifest.

This training is built to help satisfy US DOT hazmat training mandates for hazmat employees found at 49 CFR 172.704. DOT requires training once every three years. 

Your Registration Includes:

  • Engaging, interactive 49 CFR hazardous materials shipper training.
  • 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)  
  • Trusted compliance resources and references to simplify hazmat compliance.
  • Year-round updates to your course resources and alerts about rule changes.
  • 365 days of Lion Membership for complete compliance support.
  • Certificate to demonstrate competence and fluency in 49 CFR hazmat regulations.

DOT Hazmat and Waste Shipper Training Covers:

  • What is a DOT hazardous material
  • Lion's 10 Steps for Hazmat Transportation
  • Recognizing and responding to security threats
  • Classifying hazardous materials
  • Using the 49 CFR 172.101 table and selecting shipping names
  • General packaging requirements
  • Selecting authorized packaging (non-bulk, bulk, excepted)
  • Packaging specification, filling and closing packages
  • Preparing shipping papers and manifests
  • Placarding requirements
  • Loading, unloading, and segregation rules
  • Recordkeeping and training mandates
  • Reporting hazmat incidents and emergencies
  • Regulatory reliefs and special permits
  • Filling out and signing the Hazardous Waste Manifest
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Key Learning Objectives:

  • ​Gain expertise to navigate and implement DOT hazardous materials regulations for bulk or non-bulk ground shipments
  • Classify and name hazardous materials or waste, supervise hazmat employees, and certify overall compliance on hazmat shipping papers or the Hazardous Waste Manifest
  • Earn CEU's and certification maintenance points toward IHMM, ABIH, NEHA, and REHS credentials 

Online Course Details

Course code HMT 301
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 13.5 hours
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by      US DOT (49 CFR 172.704)

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 1.40
IHMM CM Points Up to 13.25
ABIH CM Points Up to 2.17
NEHA Contact Hours       14.00
REHS Contact Hours 14.00
Lion Membership   12 months

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What's different about online training at

Professionals choose Lion’s online training because our courses are more detailed and more up-to-date than other training available.

Hazardous materials, environmental, and safety professionals rely on Lion for:
  • Courses developed and supported by credentialed, experienced trainers.
  • Materials updated continuously to keep pace with changing regulations.
  • Unrivaled training resources to simplify compliance and inform decision making.
  • Flexible, convenient solutions to fit any schedule or learning style.
  • Ongoing compliance support, including the Lion Finder Service

Online courses can be accessed 24/7, from any internet connection, with support available 7 days a week. Test drive a course or learn more about online training.  

Who takes this hazardous materials and waste shipper course?

This hazmat course is designed for hazmat employees responsible for compliance with the US DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), who read and interpret hazmat rules, sign shipping papers or the EPA's hazardous waste manifests, prepare and offer materials for transport, or oversee the activities of other hazmat employees.
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