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DOT: HAZMAT: General Awareness

This course has been discontinued and is no longer available.
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20 to 26 minutes
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Standard Definition Wide
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Mastery Training Content Network
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Marcom, Ltd
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Hazardous materials are substances capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property. Each day in the U.S. more than 800,000 shipments contain hazardous materials are sent. As such, it is critical individuals transporting them know as much as they can about both the substances themselves and about how to deal with them should an emergency arise. The U.S. Department of Transportation has development a set of materials specifically addressing the transportation of hazardous materials, and you will learn about them through this Video On Demand.

These regulations, located in 49 CFR Parts 100-185, are also known as the Hazardous Materials Regulations, or HMR. These HazMat regulations contain include the classes of hazardous substances, as well as how to properly label, load, ship, and unload them. In order to protect yourself and others when transporting hazardous materials, utilize the information here, arm yourself with knowledge, and create a safer shipping environment.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Anyone working with or transporting hazardous materials

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • HAZMAT Regulations
  • Types of HAZMAT Training
  • Classes of HAZMATS and Labelling
  • Shipping Papers
  • Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Packaging and Loading
  • Shipping and Unloading
  • Conclusion

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