General Awareness

These courses are intended to fulfill the general awareness and security awareness training requirements for hazmat / dangerous goods employees responsible for the handling, shipping or transportation of hazardous materials (HM/hazmat) / dangerous goods (DG).

Hazardous Materials Overview for Mailrooms

Course Objectives

This course is intended to provide a high-level overview for mailroom employees related to the transport requirements for hazardous materials / dangerous goods, which may include consumer products we use every day. The program provides the definition of dangerous goods, when the transport regulations apply and identifies which consumer goods are classified as hazardous materials for transport. This training is intended to provide mailroom employees information on the hazard classes to be able to identify different types of hazardous materials so that fully trained Hazardous Material/Dangerous Goods employees can then prepare them for shipment. This program is intended as an overview and does not replace dangerous goods/hazardous materials training requirements as required in 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H.

Learning Objectives

Provide awareness of hazardous materials commonly found in mailrooms and recognition that these products must be classification/identified, packaged, marked, labeled and documented by trained hazmat employees to comply with the requirements for the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

Target Audience

Employees with job responsibilities for mailing, shipping, logistics, management, carriers and freight forwarders who prepare, handle, ship or transport hazardous materials by ground to, from or within the US.

This may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mailroom staff
  • Administrative employees
  • IT staff
  • Marketing – office staff with shipping responsibilities
  • Supervisors
  • Customer service staff or procurement staff that are addressing customers’ returns of hazmat.

Regulatory Texts & References Required

None

Recommended Resources

Pre-requisites

None required

Course Features:

  • $60 per license
  • Run Time: 15 minutes
  • Language: English
  • Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
  • Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course
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General Awareness (49 CFR) 2022

Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Transportation (49 CFR) General Awareness & Security Awareness Training 2022

The Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods General Awareness and Security Awareness Training Program is a professional, technically proven training program developed by the professionals at Currie Associates. This all-inclusive DOT training curriculum provides everything needed to meet DOT requirements for General Awareness and Security Awareness Training (Part 172, Subpart H, 49 CFR) while maintaining the interest of your trainees.

The DOT general awareness training program is a high-quality medium that ensures coverage of all the significant compliance requirements. Training examples and test questions will help facilitate understanding of hazardous materials transport requirements and will satisfy the general awareness and security awareness training qualification as required by the DOT.

 

Learning Objective(s)

  •  Ensuring hazmat employees are familiar with the requirements of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR) and can recognize and identify hazardous materials.
  • Familiarity of security awareness requirements and your role in hazardous materials security.

 

Topic areas covered in the training include:

  • Recognizing Hazardous Materials
  • Protective Packaging
  • Hazard Communication: marking, labels, placards
  • Documentation
  • Loading & Segregation
  • Freight Securement
  • Handling/Accident Prevention
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazmat Transportation Security Awareness

 

Target Audience

Hazmat employees with job responsibilities for shipping, logistics, management, and freight forwarders who prepare, handle, ship, or transport hazardous materials by ground to, from or within the US. This may include but are not limited to the following:

  • warehouse staff that are packaging hazardous materials,
  • office staff that are shipping hazardous materials;
  • pick/packers,
  • logistics staff marking, labeling packages
  • employees preparing hazmat shipping documents or validating/signing shipping documents;
  • staff providing placards;
  • supervisors with hazmat transportation compliance responsibilities
  • customer service staff or procurement staff that are addressing customers’ returns of hazmat.

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

  • None

 

Recommended Resources

 

Pre-requisites

  • None required

 

Course Features

  • $95 per license
  • Run Time: 0h36
  • Language: English
  • Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
  • Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course
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General Awareness (Multimodal) 2022 – English

Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Transportation by all modes (49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code Amd 40-20, ICAO/IATA 63rd Edition) General Awareness & Security Awareness Training 2022 – English

This course is intended to fulfill the Department of Transportation (DOT) multimodal general awareness and security awareness training requirements for employees responsible for the handling, preparing, shipping or transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods (DG). This course is designed to familiarize employees with the requirements of the US Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR), Transport Canada Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR), ADR, Mexican NOMs, modal transport regulations of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) for ocean transport and the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) for air, as well as enabling them to recognize and identify DG.

This course meets the regulatory training requirements set out in 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H, for all hazmat employees involved in the safe transportation of hazardous materials and includes recent amendments and interpretations.

 

Learning Objective(s)

  • Ensuring DG employees are familiar with the dangerous goods transport requirements of 49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code and IATA DGR and can recognize and identify dangerous goods.
  • Familiarity of security awareness requirements and your role in hazardous materials security.

Target Audience

  • Employees with job responsibilities for preparing shipments of dangerous goods, shipping, logistics, management, and freight forwarders who handle, ship or transport dangerous goods internationally. This may include but are not limited to the following:
    • warehouse staff that are packaging hazardous materials,
    • office staff that are shipping dangerous goods,
    • pick/packers,
    • logistics staff loading or unloading dangerous goods
    • employees preparing hazmat shipping documents or validating/signing shipping documents
    • staff providing placards
    • supervisors with hazmat transportation compliance responsibilities
    • customer service staff or procurement staff that are addressing customers’ returns of hazmat.

Topics 

  • Recognizing dangerous goods using examples of packagings, marks, labels, placards and DG shipping documents
  • Handling DG and accident prevention
  • Understanding the concept of emergency response
  • Dangerous goods transportation security awareness

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

  • None

 

Recommended References

 

Pre-requisites

  • None required

 

Course Features

  • $125 per license 
  • Run Time: 1h30
  • Language: English
  • Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
  • Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course
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General Awareness (Multimodal) 2022 – Spanish

Entrenamiento de Concienciación General y Seguridad en Transporte Multimodal HazMat / DG (49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code Amd. 40-20, ICAO/IATA 63rd Edition) 2022 – Español

Este curso está destinado a cumplir con los requisitos de capacitación multimodal de conciencia general y conciencia de seguridad del Departamento de Transporte (DOT) para los empleados responsables del manejo, preparación, envío o transporte de mercancías peligrosas (DG). Este curso está diseñado para familiarizar a los empleados con los requisitos de las Regulaciones de Materiales Peligrosos de EE. UU. (49 CFR), Transport Canada TDGR, ADR, NOM mexicanas, regulaciones de transporte modal del Código IMDG para transporte marítimo y IATA DGR para aire, así como habilitar ellos para reconocer e identificar DG.

El curso cumple con los requisitos reglamentarios de capacitación establecidos en 49 CFR, Parte 172, Subparte H, para todos los empleados de materiales peligrosos involucrados en el transporte seguro de materiales peligrosos e incluye enmiendas e interpretaciones recientes.

 

Objetivos de aprendizaje

  • Asegurarse de que los empleados de DG estén familiarizados con los requisitos de transporte de mercancías peligrosas de 49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOM, Código IMDG y IATA DGR y puedan reconocer e identificar mercancías peligrosas.
  • Familiaridad con los requisitos de concienciación sobre seguridad y su función en la seguridad de materiales peligrosos.

 

Público objetivo

  • Empleados con responsabilidades laborales para preparar envíos de mercancías peligrosas, envío, logística, administración y transitarios que manipulan, envían o transportan mercancías peligrosas a nivel internacional. Esto puede incluir, entre otros, lo siguiente:
    • personal de almacén que empaca materiales peligrosos,
    • personal de oficina que envía mercancías peligrosas,
    • recolectores / empacadores,
    • personal de logística cargando o descargando mercancías peligrosas
    • empleados que preparan documentos de envío de materiales peligrosos o validan / firman documentos de envío
    • personal que proporciona carteles
    • supervisores con responsabilidades de cumplimiento de transporte de materiales peligrosos
    • personal de servicio al cliente o personal de adquisiciones que se ocupa de las devoluciones de materiales peligrosos de los clientes.

 

Temas

  • Reconocimiento de mercancías peligrosas utilizando ejemplos de embalajes, marcas, etiquetas, carteles y documentos de envío DG
  • Manejo de DG y prevención de accidentes
  • Comprender el concepto de respuesta a emergencias
  • Concienciación sobre la seguridad del transporte de mercancías peligrosas

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

  • None

 

Recomendado

Pre-requisitos

  • No se requiere

 

Características del curso

  • $125 per license
  • Duración: 1h30
  • Idioma: Español
  • Incluye una evaluación final para validar la comprensión del material por parte del estudiante
  • El certificado de formación se emitirá tras la finalización satisfactoria del curso.
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