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Shipping Dry Ice

Course Code: HMT 240

This course provides required hazmat training for managers and personnel involved in preparing shipments containing dry ice for transport by air or vessel. Shipping employees who complete this course can identify and comply with relevant 49 CFR, IATA DGR, and IMDG code requirements for preparing and handling dry ice shipments.
Many industries use dry ice (UN 1845 "Carbon dioxide, solid") to ship temperature sensitive materials. Dry ice poses a variety of health and safety threats, including asphyxiation, and is therefore regulated as a hazardous material/dangerous good when shipped by air or vessel.

Registration includes: 

  • Engaging, interactive hazmat employee training.
  • Relevant excerpts of regulations applicable to dry ice.
  • Trusted compliance resources and references to simplify hazmat compliance.
  • Three months of Lion Membership for complete compliance support.
  • Certificate to demonstrate competence with dry ice shipping regulations.

Shipping Dry Ice Training covers: 

  • Hazmat employee training requirements
  • Applicability of DOT’s hazardous materials regulations
  • DOT’s hazard classes
  • Recognizing and responding to security threats
  • The hazards of dry ice
  • Classifying and naming shipments of dry ice
  • Packaging requirements for dry ice
  • Marking and labeling packages containing dry ice
  • Shipping paper requirements for shipments containing dry ice
  • Placarding requirements for shipments containing dry ice
  • Loading and unloading packages containing dry ice
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Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Properly package, mark,  label, and document dry ice shipments for transport by air or vessel
  • Develop general awareness of hazardous materials regulations and awareness of hazardous materials security threats
  • Help satisfy US DOT hazmat employee training requirements 

Online Course Details

Course code HMT 240
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 1 hour
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by US DOT, ICAO/IATA, and IMO/IMDG (49 CFR 172.704, IATA 1.5, and IMDG 1.3.1)

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 0.10
Lion Membership           3 months

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Why choose online DOT hazmat training?

Online hazmat training is convenient, cost-effective way to satisfy US DOT hazmat employee training mandates for bulk or non-bulk hazmat shippers. Produced and kept up-to-date by Lion's team of experienced hazmat trainers and regulatory experts, the Shipping Dry Ice Online Course is comprehensive, reliable, and designed to simplify hazardous materials compliance for employees at any experience level. 

Online courses are available 24/7 with support available 7 days a week. Our state-of-the-art learning management system gives you access to tools that will enhance your online training experience:

  • Resume your training from where you left off with automatic bookmarking

  • Track your progress with the detailed course status display

  • Get answers to your course content questions from expert instructors

  • Develop your compliance expertise with engaging interactions

  • Test your knowledge with exercises and quizzes on critical topics

  • Access your complete Lion training history at any time

Who should take dry ice hazmat training?

This course is  built for hazmat employees who perform pre-transportation job functions like packaging, marking, or preparing shipping papers for shipments containing dry ice. Anyone who encounters dry ice on the job will benefit from increased awareness of its unique hazards.
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