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Shipping Hazmat by Ground (DOT) – Ops

Course Code: HMT 218


This course provides required DOT hazmat training for operations-level (ops) employees who perform basic hands-on job functions for ground shipments; handling materials, packaging, marking and labeling, loading, unloading, documenting and/or offering hazmat placards.

$249 each





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This hazmat training will help satisfy US DOT's initial or recurrent training mandate for hazmat employees in 49 CFR 172.704.

US DOT requires all "hazmat employees" to be trained within 90 days of hire or job assignment. Hazmat training must be repeated at least every 3 years.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Help satisfy DOT hazmat employee training mandates at 49 CFR 172.704
  • Safely perform a full range of hazmat job functions in compliance with US DOT's 49 CFR hazmat regulations 

Training 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
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  • Virtual tutorials and exercises
  • Digital flow charts and key info exhibits
  • Certification of Achievement (PDF)
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