DOT HAZMAT Transportation – Carrier Requirements (Rail)
49 CFR 174 Online Training & Certification Course
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Railroad transportation of hazardous materials is regarded as the safest method for moving large quantities of materials over long distances. To ensure the safety of cargo, communities, and the environment, the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires specialized rail HAZMAT training for all employees involved in transporting hazardous materials by rail.
This online certification course covers important concepts of shipping training, including specific requirements for handling, loading, and unloading hazardous materials shipped by rails. Railroad HAZMAT employees who complete online training will gain a comprehensive understanding of hazardous materials, their potential dangers, and the regulations that govern safe HAZMAT transportation.