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This course meets the IATA DGR hazardous goods refresher training requirements for those who are involved in shipping any of the nine classes of dangerous goods by air. To take this course the student must have previously completed initial IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training and certification.
Who must take this course?
All persons who have previously received IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training and certification must take recurrent (also known as "refresher") training within two years (24 months) of the previous training, or earlier if required by a local authority.
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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 certificate and wallet card for proof of refresher training on the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations for shipping hazardous materials by air.
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 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Refresher training and certification course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions and a final exam.
This online IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Refresher Course presents basic safety information designed for any worker who handles or ships dangerous goods by air. It emphasizes hazard awareness, dangerous goods classification, responsibilities, and packaging compliance.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations
- Key Terms and Concepts
- Dangerous Goods Incidents and Statistics
- How to Use the DGR
- Changes to the 58th Edition
- DGR Section 1—Applicability
- DGR Subsection 1.1—Organizations and Administrations Overview
- DGR Subsection 1.2—Application of the Regulations
- DGR Subsection 1.3—Shipper's Responsibilities
- DGR Subsection 1.4—Operator's Responsibilities
- DGR Subsection 1.5—Training
- DGR Subsection 1.6—Adequate Instruction for Shipping Section II Lithium Batteries
- DGR Subsection 1.7—Security
- DGR Section 2—Limitations
- DGR Subsection 2.3—Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew
- DGR Subsection 2.4—Dangerous Goods Transported by Post
- DGR Subsection 2.6-2.7—Excepted and Limited Quantities
- DGR Subsection 2.8—Variations
- DGR Section 3—Classification
- DGR Subsection 3.10—Multiple Hazards
- DGR Section 4—Identification
- DGR Subsection 4.1-4.2—Identifying the Proper Shipping Name
- DGR Subsection 4.1.6—Using the List of Dangerous Goods
- DGR Section 5-7—Packing, Testing, and Labeling
- DGR Subsection 5.0.1—Shipper's Responsibilities
- DGR Subsection 18.104.22.168-5.0.2—Packing Requirements
- DGR Subsection 5.0.2—General Packing Requirements
- DGR Subsection 6.3—UN Packaging Performance Tests
- DGR Subsection 7.1—Markings
- DGR Subsection 7.2—Labels
- DGR Section 8—Documentation
- DGR Subsection 8.1—Shipper's Declaration
- DGR Subsection 8.2—Air Waybill
- DGR Section 9—Handling
- DGR Subsection 9.3—Loading
- DGR Subsection 9.5—Provision of Information
- Hazardous Material Classes
- Class 1—Explosives—Divisions and Compatibility
- Class 1—Explosives—Packing and Labels
- Class 2—Gases
- Gases—Primary Hazards
- Gases—Divisions and Packing
- Class 3—Flammable Liquids
- Flammable Liquids—Packing
- Class 4—Flammable Solids
- Class 5—Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides
- Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides—Packing
- Class 6—Toxic and Infectious Substances
- Class 7—Radioactive Material
- Radioactive Material—Packing
- Radioactive Material—Marking and Labeling
- Class 8—Corrosives
- Class 9—Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
- Additional Resources
- Final Exam
According to the IATA DGR:
Recurrent training must take place within two years (24 months) of the previous training, unless a relevant authority defines a shorter period.
Other related Compliance Training Online® courses (see our complete list of courses) include:
- AFMAN-Shipping Hazmat by U.S. Military Air Transport
- DOT Hazmat General & Security Awareness
- IATA Lithium Battery Air Transport Guidance
- IATA DGR Loading (Ramp) and Warehouse
- IATA Shippers & Packers Function Specific
- IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods)
- OSHA Fork Lift Training
- OSHA GHS Hazard Communication (Right to Know)
- OSHA Labor & Industry Ergonomics
- OSHA Office Ergonomics
- OSHA Personal Protective Equipment
NOTE: If you are shipping hazardous materials in the United States the FAA (the enforcement agency in the U.S.) requires you to have received DOT Hazardous Materials General and Security Awareness (49 CFR §172.704) training in addition to IATA DGR training.
If you do not have a copy, you will need to purchase the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.
If you have a copy of the 2016 edition, you can access the "IATA DGR 2017 (58th) Edition Significant Changes" document from our "Resources" section.