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).

General Awareness 49 CFR

General Awareness (49 CFR) 2021

Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Transportation (49 CFR) General Awareness & Security Awareness Training 2021

This course is intended to fulfill the Department of Transportation (DOT) general awareness and security awareness training requirements for hazmat employees responsible for the handling, preparing, shipping or transportation of hazardous materials (HM/Hazmat). The 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 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.

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.

Topics 

  • Recognizing hazardous materials using examples of packagings, marks, labels, placards, and Hazmat shipping documents
  • Handling Hazmat and accident prevention
  • Understanding the concept of emergency response
  • Hazmat transportation security awareness

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

  • None

 

Recommended Resources

 

Pre-requisites

  • None required

 

Course Features

  • $125 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) 2021 – English

Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Transportation by all modes (49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code Amd 40-20, ICAO/IATA 62nd Edition) General Awareness & Security Awareness Training 2021 – 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 dangerous goods (DG). This course is designed to familiarize employees with the requirements of the US Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR), Transport Canada TDGR, ADR, Mexican NOMs, modal transport regulations of the IMDG Code for ocean transport and IATA DGR for air, as well as enabling them to recognize and identify DG.

 

The 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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