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Hazmat Ground Shipper – Additional Rail Requirements

Course Code: HMT 370


This online course expands on the hazardous materials professional's highway shipping knowledge and covers the unique rules for shipping hazmat by rail. US DOT requires function-specific training for all “hazmat employees.” Hazmat training must be repeated at least once every three years.

$129 each





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Key Learning Objectives

  • Develop basic understanding of the hazmat-by-rail supply chain
  • Properly prepare and offer hazmat by tank car, freight container, bulk or non-bulk package for transportation by rail in compliance with 49 CFR 
  • Detail the unique restrictions for Class/Division 2, 2.1, 3, and 6.1 materials

Training Topics

  • Understanding the rail supply chain
  • Offering and accepting hazmat rail shipments
  • Placarding requirements for hazmat rail cars
  • Loading, unloading, and transloading rail tank cars
  • Packaging hazmat for rail and handling leaking packages
  • Shippers’ tank car inspection responsibilities
  • New and developing rules for high-hazard flammable trains (HHFTs)
  • Unique requirements and restrictions for Class 3, 2, 2.1, and 6.1 materials
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  • Digital Compliance Reference
  • Virtual tutorials and exercises
  • Digital flow charts and key info exhibits
  • Certification of Achievement (PDF)
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         online hazmat training iata dgr ask the instructor      Ask the Instructor feature connects you to subject matter experts  
  closed captions on online training   Optional closed captions aid comprehension
  Interactive exercises hazmat training   Interactive exercises boost retention
  Flexible online hazmat training   Flexible access helps you fit training into your schedule
  Flexible online hazmat training   Online training support is available 7 days/week
  Flexible online hazmat training   Instant Certificate access when training is complete

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  • 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
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Find out what makes DOT hazmat training mandatory for employees who sign the hazardous waste manifest, a “dually regulated” document for tracking shipments.

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