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Multimodal Hazmat Shipper Certification Workshops (DOT, IATA, IMDG)

Course Code: HMT P36A


Develop a step-by-step approach to navigate and apply the latest 49 CFR, IATA DGR, and IMDG Code regulations and safely ship hazardous materials/dangerous by ground, air, and vessel. Professionals who complete this training are prepared to oversee hazardous materials compliance for domestic or international shipments.

$1445 each
Train together and save! Attendee 1 – 2: $1,445 ea.  |  Attendee 3 – 4: $1,245 ea.  |  Attendee 5 – 9: $1,095 ea. |  10 or more
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Course Details
This four-day training will help meet US DOT PHMSA's training mandate for hazmat employees at 49 CFR 172, Subpart H; IATA's "competency-based" hazmat training requirements at IATA DGR 1.5; and IMO's training mandate at IMDG Code 1.3.1.
Key Learning Objectives
  • Develop expertise to navigate and apply 49 CFR, IATA DGR, and IMDG Code hazardous  materials/dangerous goods regulations
  • Identify the critical requirements that impact your shipments and key differences between US DOT and international hazardous materials regulations
  • Earn CEUs and maintenance points toward IHMM, ABIH, NEHA, and REHS credentials
Training Topics

49 CFR/DOT Hazmat Ground Shipper Training (Days 1 and 2)

  • What is a DOT hazardous material?
  • Lion's 10 Steps for Hazmat Transportation
  • Recognizing and responding to security threats
  • Classifying hazardous materials
  • Using the 49 CFR 172.101 table and selecting shipping names
  • General packaging requirements
  • Selecting authorized packaging (non-bulk, bulk, excepted)
  • Packaging specification, filling and closing packages
  • Marking and labeling packages
  • Preparing Shipping Papers and Manifests
  • Placarding requirements
  • Loading, unloading, and segregation rules
  • Recordkeeping and training mandates
  • Reporting hazmat incidents
  • Regulatory reliefs and special permits
IATA DGR Hazmat Air Shipper Training (Day 3)
  • What is an IATA hazardous material?
  • Latest updates in the latest IATA DGR for hazmat air shippers
  • Lion's 10 Steps for Hazmat Air Shipments
  • Classifying hazardous materials for air transport
  • Using IATA's List of Dangerous Goods and selecting shipping names
  • General packaging requirements and IATA packing instructions
  • Shipping limited quantities and excepted small quantities by air
  • Marks and labels for hazmat air shipments
  • Preparing the Shipper's Declaration and Shipper's Certification
  • Offering dangerous goods for air transport
  • Common special issues for dangerous goods air shippers
  • Administration, hazmat employee training, and recordkeeping
IMDG Code Hazmat Vessel Shipper Training (Day 4)
  • What is an IMDG hazardous material?
  • Lion's 10 Steps for Hazmat Vessel Shipments
  • Classifying hazardous materials for vessel transport
  • Using IMDG Code Dangerous Goods List to select shipping names
  • General packaging requirements and IMDG packaging instructions
  • Hazmat packaging construction and testing requirements
  • Shipping hazmat limited quantities by vessel
  • Marks and labels for hazmat vessel shipments
  • Placarding and marking requirements for CTUs (Cargo Transport Units)
  • Preparing the Multimodal Dangerous Goods Form
  • Cargo consolidation, segregation, loading, unloading, and stowage
  • Administration, hazmat employee training, and recordkeeping
Train with Lion to receive unmatched resources and reference materials to help you navigate and apply complex regulations to real world situations at your site. 

In-person Workshops

Hazmat vessel shipper IMDG compliance reference
  • 3 Printed Compliance References
  • Hazmat Shipper Quick Reference Guide
  • Exercises, flow charts, and key info exhibits
  • 49 CFR hazmat regs on flash drive and online
  • Certification of Achievement (hard copy)
  • Lion Membership (Details in sidebar) 

You will need the current editions of the following regulatory texts to succesfully complete this training:

  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)

Use your own or add the regulations to your training during checkout.

Public Workshop Students
Order when you enroll and pick up your IATA DGR and/or IMDG Code at the workshop.

Online & Webinar Students
Order when you enroll and receive your IATA DGR and/or IMDG Code by mail.

Included with every EH&S training, Lion Membership gives you access to ongoing support services, regulatory updates, and exclusive resources, including:   
  • The Finder Service. Submit questions and Lion will guide you to specific requirements and answers about the regulations covered in your training.

  • My Resources. Find the valuable compliance materials included with your training—regulations, exercise answers, regulatory FAQ, and more. 

  • My Regulations. View and download updates to the US DOT, EPA, OSHA, and/or state hazardous waste regulations included with your training. 

  • Member Bulletins. Stay informed of significant regulatory activity and news, including a monthly summary of rulemakings that may impact you. 

  • New Rules & Updates. Make you aware of new regulations that are relevant to the training and materials you received from Lion.

  • State Tools. Access Lion's unique State Hazardous Waste Summaries to review unique hazardous waste requirements for all 50 states. 

Details & Member Area Video Tour

Workshop Schedule 

Day 1: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Day 2: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Day 3: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Day 4: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Check-in begins one hour before start time (all four days). We administer a Certification Quiz at the end of the workshop. Complimentary coffee and pastries will be available each day. We break regularly throughout the day. Lunch is included on Days 2, 3, and 4.

Quiz & Certificate  

Each workshop ends with a Certification Quiz (3 total). Students may use all training materials and resources provided to complete the quiz. Lion issues Certificates at the workshop, following successful completion of the quiz. 

What's different about Lion's in-person training?

Professionals choose Lion workshops for training that is more detailed, more up-to-date, and more engaging than other providers. 
  • Courses developed and presented by credentialed, experienced trainers.
  • Materials updated continuously to keep pace with changing regulations.
  • Unrivaled training resources to simplify compliance and inform decision making.
  • Events where professionals can collaborate, trade ideas, and share successes  
  • Ongoing compliance support, including the Lion Finder Service
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