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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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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.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable DOT Hazmat Transportation Carrier Requirements (Air) 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 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our DOT Hazmat Transportation Carrier Requirements (Air) Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check questions, and a final exam.
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 basic concepts and a general overview of the regulations, including the methods to properly identify, mark, label, placard, and package different classes of hazardous materials.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to DOT Hazmat General Awareness and Security Training
- Incidents and Statistics
- Shipper Responsibilities
- Air Carrier Responsibilities
- Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)
- Regulatory Agencies
- Training Requirements
- Training Programs
- Training Records
- Hazardous Materials Table (HMT)
- Columns 1-10 of the HMT
- How to Use the HMT
- Hazard Classes
- 49 CFR Part 175
- Inspecting Shipments
- 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
- Non-Bulk and Bulk Markings
- Limited Quantities
- Content-Specific Markings
- Mixed and Consolidated Packagings
- Label Specifications
- Placarding Tables and Dangerous Placards
- Pilot Notification
- Shipping Papers
- Reports of Discrepancies
- Incident Reporting
- Security Awareness
- Additional Resources
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.