Ground Transportation (DOT 49 CFR, ADR)

These courses are intended for the training of hazmat / dangerous goods employees responsible for the handling, shipping, or transportation of hazardous materials (HM/hazmat) / dangerous goods (DG) by ground.

49 CFR

49 CFR 2021

General Awareness, Function Specific, Safety & Security Compliance

This course is intended for the training of hazmat employees responsible for the handling, preparation, shipping, or transportation of hazardous materials by ground in accordance with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations using 49 CFR. It complies with the required training elements of general awareness, function specific as well as safety and security awareness training and can be used for initial and recurrent training. 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 by ground and includes all recent amendments and interpretations

Learning Objective(s)

  • Navigating 49 CFR to determine classification/identification, non-bulk packaging, marking, labeling, placarding, and documentation requirements for the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

Target Audience

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

Topics

  • Hazmat General Awareness & Security Awareness
  • 49 CFR Hazmat Table
  • Non-bulk packaging
  • Marking and labeling
  • Placarding
  • Shipping Papers and Emergency Response

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

 

Recommended Resources

 

Pre-requisites

  • None required

 

Course Features

  • $325 per license 
  • Run Time: 2h55
  • 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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ADR

ADR 2021

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

This course is intended for the training of employees responsible for the handling, shipping, or carriage of dangerous goods by ground (road) using the ADR (Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road) within the ADR Contracting Parties. It provides the required elements of general awareness, function-specific training as well as safety and security awareness, and can be used for initial and recurrent training.

The course meets the regulatory training requirements set out in ADR, Part 1, Chapters 1.3 & 1.10, for all persons involved in the safe carriage of dangerous goods by ground and includes recent amendments.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Navigating ADR to determine classification/identification, packaging, marking, labelling, placarding and documentation requirements for the safe carriage of dangerous goods (DG).

Target Audience

  • Shippers, carriers and freight forwarders (i.e. dangerous goods employees and their supervisors) who handle, ship or transport dangerous goods by road within the territories of at least two of the Contracting Parties; please note that drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods must receive additional training and certification in accordance with ADR, Part 8, Chapter 8.2.

Modules 

  • Introduction to the ADR
  • Classification
  • Dangerous Goods List and Special Provisions
  • Packagings (including IBCs & Large Packagings)
  • Packaging (including Portable Tanks & Tank Containers)
  • Marking & Labelling
  • Marking & Placarding
  • Documentation
  • DG in Limited Quantities / DG in Excepted Quantities
  • Road Transport Provisions

 

Regulatory Texts & References Required

 

Recommended Resources 

 

Pre-requisites

  • None required

 

Course Features

  • $325 per license 
  • Run Time: 3h25
  • 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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