Improve Hazmat Safety & Compliance with Powerful Employee Training

The most effective way to prevent hazmat accidents and violations is with high-impact training. When your employees learn the right combination of skills and behaviors, they can reduce the risk of injuries, litigation, violations and higher workers’ comp costs.

Our skilled hazmat consultants are also skilled trainers who know how to deliver engaging training that your employees will retain and put into action on the job. They’ll train your staff using a customized curriculum developed specifically for your company.

Ground Transport Hazardous Materials Training Service

For employees who ship hazardous materials by ground, initial training is required when they’re hired and when they change job functions, and recurrent training is required every 3 years thereafter. This training helps them understand how to comply with the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations, read the Hazardous Materials Table, prepare shipping papers, load and segregate hazmat and more.

U.S. DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Ground (DOT 49 CFR 172.700):
  • An intro to the DOT 49 CFR hazardous materials regulations/HMR
  • Key definitions Hazardous material classification
  • Hazardous substances and marine pollutants
  • How to read hazardous materials tables and appendices
  • General HMR exceptions
  • Packaging requirements
  • Performance oriented packages
  • Package marking and labeling
  • Vehicle placarding requirements and exceptions
  • Emergency response information
  • Shipping papers requirements
  • Critical definition and tables
  • Rules for loading and segregation
  • Implementation and training mandates
  • Hazardous materials security
  • Transporter and driver requirements

Hazardous Materials Multi-Modal Training Service

We’ll identify all employees that handle, package, ship, receive or transport hazardous materials in the areas of US Ground (DOT 49 CFR 172700), air (IATA), ocean (IMDG) and Canada Ground (TDG), and provide them with company-specific training to prevent injuries and violations, so your employees stay safe and your company reduces its risk exposure.

Dangerous Goods Air Transportation Training (IATA):
  • An introduction to the IATA regulations
  • Shipper's declaration and other relevant documentation
  • Recognition of undeclared dangerous goods
  • Hands-on dangerous goods declaration exercise
  • How the IATA dangerous goods regulations are organized
  • General requirements for shippers
  • General philosophy
  • Limitations
  • Classification
  • List of dangerous goods
  • General packing requirements
  • Packing instructions
  • Labeling and marking
  • Emergency procedures
International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG):
  • An introduction to the IMDG code
  • U.S. DOT authorization to use the international standards for water shipments within the U.S.
  • Relationship between the requirements of the DOT and IMDG code
  • The IMDG code – structure and organization
  • Transporting water shipments by highway to and from ports
  • Key definitions relating to dangerous goods
  • Segregating packages within containers
  • Packaging selection
  • Labeling, marking and placarding
  • Shipping paper requirements
  • Container packing certificate

Canadian TDG Hazmat/Dangerous Goods Training Service

This course provides an overview of the responsibilities of employers, consignors, carriers and consignees under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations, as well as the requirements for classifying products, use of safety marks, required documentation and emergency reporting.

Transport Canada - Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG):
  • An introduction to the Canadian TDG regulations Canada and U.S. regulation reciprocity
  • The TDG regulation structure and organization
  • Key definitions
  • Dangerous goods classifications
  • Dangerous goods lists, tables and appendices
  • Special provisions
  • Packaging instructions
  • Package marking and labeling
  • Segregating and separation of packages within transport vehicles
  • Cargo securement
  • Transport vehicle placarding requirements
  • Documentation and shipper's declarations
  • Emergency response assistance plans (ERAPs)
  • Emergency telephone numbers
  • Accidental release and imminent accidental release reporting requirements
  • Additional modal specific requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Our hazmat consultants will schedule this onsite training on the dates and times that work for you at the location of your choice, coordinate the training materials and send them to your locations in advance of the sessions, and then conduct the training using the latest adult learning methods. Following the training, you’ll receive a letter confirming the training was completed, and trainees will receive certificates of completion. Some topics can be covered using online training.

The session length varies depending on the topic, but most training sessions can be completed in one day.

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