All employees who prepare hazmat shipments for transport by highway, rail, air, or vessel must be trained in the latest US DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR 171–181). A mistake at any step in the hazmat shipping process can result in incidents in transit, rejected shipments, and DOT fines up to $79,976 per day, per violation.
This course is designed to satisfy the US DOT’s three-year training requirement for hazmat employees and includes “general awareness,” “security awareness,” and “function-specific” training required by 49 CFR. Employees who complete this course are prepared to package, mark, label, load, unload, and document hazmat shipments; identify and respond to security threats; and offer placards for ground transport.
Registration includes an easy-to-download compliance notebook and Lion's top-notch reference materials.
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Shipping Hazmat by Ground – Ops Topics:
- 49 CFR General and Security Awareness
- Lion's 10 Steps for Hazmat Compliance
- US DOT's packaging requirements for hazmat shippers
- Marking and labeling hazmat packages
- Loading, unloading, and segregation rules
- Reporting hazmat incidents
- Requirements for offering hazmat placards
- Preparing US DOT shipping papers and manifests
- Verifying carrier credentials
Who Should Attend:
This 49 CFR course is designed for operations-level employees who package, mark, label, and document hazmat shipments. Additional training may be required for employees who prepare hazmat air or ocean shipments.
Training for Managers:
Employees with management responsibilities, i.e. those who classify materials, determine authorized packaging, supervise hazmat employees, or sign shipping papers, may require more comprehensive training—see the Hazmat Ground Shipper Certification (DOT) Online Course.