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DOT Hazmat Transportation – Carrier Requirements (Air)

49 CFR 175 Online Training & Certification Course

This course presents an overview of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations in regards to carrier air transportation. It will cover specific concepts and an overview of the regulations within 49 CFR 175, including the methods to properly identify, mark, label, placard, and package different classes of hazardous materials. It also presents statistics and case studies to emphasize the need for hazardous materials regulations within air transportation.

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Governing regulations.
This online DOT Hazmat Transportation Carrier Requirements (Air) course satisfies the modal–specific training requirements found in 49 CFR 175 and Part 172, Subpart H of the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

Who must take this course?
According to the DOT: An air carrier to whom the HMR applies may not transport a hazardous material by aircraft unless each of its Hazmat employees involved in that transportation has been trained and tested as required in 175.20 and 172.700-704. Initial training is required within 90 days for new employees or employees who assume new Hazmat related responsibilities. Until they are trained, these employees may perform a hazardous materials employee function only under direct supervision.

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Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to DOT Hazmat General Awareness and Security Training
    • Applicability
    • Incidents and Statistics
    • Shipper Responsibilities
    • Air Carrier Responsibilities
  • Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)
    • Regulatory Agencies
    • Legal
    • Penalties
    • Responsibilities
    • Training Requirements
    • Training Programs
    • Training Records
    • Hazardous Materials Table (HMT)
      • Columns 1-10 of the HMT
      • How to Use the HMT
      • Hazard Classes
      • ORM-D
  • 49 CFR Part 175
    • Inspecting Shipments
    • Overpacks
    • Exceptions
    • Operator Equipment and COMAT Exceptions
    • Special Aircraft Operations Exceptions
    • Personal Use Exceptions
    • Mobility and Medical Devices Exceptions
    • Miscellaneous Hazmat Exceptions
    • Notification of Hazmat Restrictions
    • Notification of Hazmat Requirements
  • Packaging Requirements
    • Determining Appropriate Packaging
    • General Packing Requirements
    • Combination Packaging Regulations
    • Damaged Shipments
    • Quantity Limitations
    • Exceptions-Limited and Small Quantities
    • Passenger Aircraft
    • Cargo Aircraft
    • Segregation Table
  • Subpart C, Specific Regulations
    • Flammable Liquid Fuels
    • Oxidizers and Compressed Oxygen
    • Division 6.1 and Division 6.2 Materials
    • Class 7—Radioactive Material
    • Class 7—Acceptance and Carriage
    • Class 7—Distance Requirements
    • Class 7—Radioactive Contamination
    • Plutonium Shipments
    • Carbon Dioxide, Solid (Dry Ice)
  • Marking, Labeling, and Placarding
    • Markings
      • Non-Bulk and Bulk Markings
      • Limited Quantities
      • Content-Specific Markings
    • Labeling
      • Exceptions
      • Mixed and Consolidated Packagings
      • Label Specifications
    • Placarding
      • Placarding Tables and Dangerous Placards
  • Documentation
    • Pilot Notification
    • Shipping Papers
    • Certification
    • Reports of Discrepancies
    • Incident Reporting
  • Security Awareness
    • Office of Security
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our DOT Hazmat Transportation Carrier Requirements (Air) Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

DOT requires that Hazmat employees be retrained and tested at least once every three years; however, the FAA, under 14 CFR, requires training for air carrier employees every two years.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable DOT Hazmat Transportation Carrier Requirements (Air) Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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