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This Month: Hazmat Training in Hartford, Boston, Philly, and more

Posted on 1/3/2017 by Roger Marks

To help shippers protect personnel and maintain full compliance with the new DOT, IATA, and IMDG shipping regulations for 2017, Lion will present the Complete Multimodal Hazmat Shipper Certification Workshops in Northeast US cities starting next week.
DOT IATA IMDG hazmat dangerous good training certification

US DOT requires all hazmat employees to complete training within 90 days of hire, and repeat hazmat training once every 3 years. See the schedule for complete DOT (ground), IATA (air), and IMDG (ocean) hazmat shipper training here.

Questions about who needs hazmat training? Watch the video here.

Failure to provide hazmat training for employee is now punishable by a $463 fine per employee, per day.

Led by an expert, full-time Lion instructor, the two-day 49 CFR (DOT ground) hazmat shipper workshop, DOT Hazmat Ground Shipper Certification comes to the Midwest on the following dates:

Hartford January 9-12
Boston January 17-20 
Central NJ January 17-20 
Philadelphia January 23-26 

Sign up here. 


IATA DGR Air Shipper Training


Compliance with IATA’s 58th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is mandatory as of January 1, 2017. Following the two-day ground shipper workshop, stay for one day of training on the 2017 IATA/ICAO air shipping requirements in Hartford on January 11, Albany on January 13, Boston on January 19, Central NJ on January 19, Philadelphia on January 25, and Baltimore on February 1. 
 
Build on your 49 CFR expertise and learn the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (2017) to ensure the safe transport of DG by air!  
 

IMDG Code Training for Ocean Shippers


Learn the latest unique IMDG Code rules for hazmat ocean shipments—including container stowage and segregation requirements, rules for marine pollutants, and more. A one-day workshop on the unique IMDG Code rules for dangerous goods ocean shippers comes to Hartford on January 12, Boston on January 20, Central NJ on January 20, and Philadelphia on January 26.
 
Find out more about the full four-day hazmat shipper program for ground, air, and vessel shippers here. See the full workshop agendas, CEUs offered, and more.  


Why Shippers Choose Lion for Hazmat Training


Every year, thousands of DG shippers—from new hires to seasoned hazmat professionals—choose Lion Technology for engaging, effective hazmat training for many reasons:



  • Expert instructors who teach the real-world meaning of the hazmat rules
  • Course content and resources that are always up to date
  • Collaboration, discussion, and exercises that drive home critical concepts
  • Students earn CEU’s and maintain professional certifications (IHMM, ABIH, NEHA, REHS, and more)
  • Full year of Membership for ongoing compliance support and updates, including the Finder Q&A service
  • Training Certificate recognized by DOT inspectors nationwide  

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