Shipping Lithium Batteries (Function-Specific)

Course Code: HMT C54

 
Description

Get up to speed with the latest domestic and international standards you must know to ship lithium batteries by ground, air, or vessel in 2019.

The webinar will build on your hazmat knowledge and is designed to satisfy US DOT’s “function-specific” training requirement at 49 CFR 172.704(a)(2) for hazmat employees who prepare lithium batteries for transport. 

Sign up now to protect your employees; prevent incidents in transit; and avoid DOT fines up to $79,976 per day, per violation. 

New! Attend and get 365 days of Lion Membership for access to the Finder Q&A service, exclusive content and resources, and updates on new rules.

Registration Pricing:

Webinar ...................................................................................................$229 each* *For multiple same time attendees, discounts may apply. Select Date

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Shipping Lithium Battery Training Topics:

  • Latest 49 CFR, IATA, and IMDG regulations 
  • Revised requirements for excepted batteries
  • Classifying, naming, and packaging lithium batteries
  • Marking, labeling, and placarding shipments
  • Primary vs. secondary batteries
  • Shipping batteries "in equipment" and "with equipment"
  • Completing shipping papers and the Shipper’s Declaration

Who Should Attend:

Any person who performs or directs pre-transportation functions, such as packaging, marking, preparing shipping papers, or loading packages containing lithium batteries.

Safety Training:

To help you meet OSHA and US DOT safety training requirements[OSHA General Duty Clause and 49 CFR 172.704(a)(3)], add lithium battery safety training for free during the registration process.

*The US DOT states that general and security awareness training is also mandatory per 49 CFR 172, Subpart H. To fulfill DOT's complete training requirement, add general and security awareness to your order during the registration process.

Latest Lithium Battery News for US Shippers:


April 13, 2018IATA updates lithium battery guidance for airline passengers carrying on electronics and "smart luggage."

August 4, 2018—A lithium battery fire creates a scare aboard an international flight.

January 24, 2017—Pending further review, US DOT withdraws Final Rule HM 215N, which aimed to harmonized the 49 CFR regulations with international requirements. This included revised standards for shipping lithium batteries.

June 29, 2016—PHMSA raises civil penalties for violations of hazmat regulations, including training rules.

February 22, 2016—ICAO bans shipments of lithium-ion batteries (UN 3480) as cargo on passenger aircraft.

January 16, 2016—IATA posts Addendum I to the 57th edition DGR, including major changes for lithium battery shippers mandatory April 1, 2016

January 1, 2016—Compliance with IATA's 57th edition Dangerous Goods Regulations(DGR)-including updated standards for shipping lithium batteries by air—is now mandatory

August 7, 2015—New US DOT rules for shipping lithium batteries are now mandatory

March 11, 2016—IATA updates its lithium battery guidance document for air shippers to reflect new requirements mandatory April 1, 2016

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