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Transporting Materials of Trade

Course Code: HMT 230


This online course provides training for employees who routinely carry hazardous materials with them in a motor vehicle for business use (e.g., extra gasoline). In certain cases, the "materials of trade" or MOT provisions allow for regulatory relief for materials carried in the vehicle for specific purposes.

$49 each





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Key Learning Objectives
  • Identify materials that qualify for relaxed hazmat standards when carried as a material of trade
  • Properly package, label, and carry materials of trade on a motor vehicle 
  • Develop general awareness of hazardous materials regulations and awareness of hazardous materials security threats
Training Topics
  • What is a DOT regulated hazardous material?
  • What are materials of trade (MOTs)
  • MOT package and quantity limits
  • General packaging requirements
  • Marking materials of trade packages
  • Special markings (reportable quantities, cylinders, bulk packages)
  • Loading and securing packages
  • Specific requirements for gasoline
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. 

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  • Interactive exercises and examples
  • Retention boosting knowledge checks
  • Certificate of Achievement (PDF)
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