Hazmat: General Awareness

Earn your Hazmat General Awareness Training certificate upon successful completion of this course

HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This course familiarizes learners with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to help them recognize and identify hazardous materials and provides the general awareness training requirements of 49 CFR 172.704(a)(1). It also provides a “Function-Specific Training Checklist” to help both the employee and employer know what additional function-specific hazmat training will be needed.

HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Key terms, including Hazardous Material, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Hazardous Materials Table, and Hazmat Employee
  • Required parts of hazmat training
  • Verification of a material’s hazard classification using the Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Navigation of the Hazardous Materials Table to look up information on a hazardous material
  • Required methods to communicate a hazmat’s hazard type
  • Labels, placards, and markings
  • Why shipping papers and Emergency Response Information are important
  • A “Function-Specific Training Checklist” to help your employer know what additional hazmat training you will need

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 90 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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