This course satisfies all ground hazmat carrier requirements including FedEx and UPS. It is intended for both initial and recurrent training of persons working with hazardous materials as required by the Department of Transportation.
If you ship hazardous materials by air then you also need the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations course. (see our complete list of courses)
This online DOT Hazmat Transportation General & Security Awareness, and Function Specific course satisfies the training requirements found in Part 172, Subpart H of the Hazardous Materials Regulations.
Who must take this course?
According to the DOT: All employees who handle or ship hazardous material must be instructed in these requirements and be certified by their employer to perform those duties, except during an initial 90-day period, during which the employee must be under the direct supervision of trained personnel.
It will take a MINIMUM of 4 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable DOT Hazmat Transportation, Security Awareness & Function Specific training certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.4 CEUs (or 4 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our DOT Hazmat Transportation General Awareness, Security Awareness & Function Specific training course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.
This online course has been designed to help familiarize you with some of the provisions of the HMR. This set of training modules will focus on the proper handling, packaging, marking, labeling, placarding, and transport of hazardous materials. It will also provide an overview of the security requirements found in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), and offer suggestions and guidance on how to comply with these requirements.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
The DOT requires that:
Refresher – or recurrent – training is required at least every three years.
Other related Compliance Training Online® courses (see our complete list of courses) include: