Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground and Air (DOT, IATA)

Earn your Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground and Air certificate upon successful completion of this course

SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY GROUND AND AIR (DOT, IATA) ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This course presents information on shipping hazardous materials by ground in the USA and by air using the IATA regulations. If you are responsible for packaging, handling, transporting, or preparing documentation for hazardous materials being shipped by ground or air, then this course is for you.

SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY GROUND AND AIR (DOT, IATA) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Introduction to the 49 CFR and IATA regulations
  • Administrative requirements
  • Training requirements
  • Definitions, enforcement, and penalties
  • Structure of the 49 CFR
  • Classification of dangerous goods according to 49 CFR and IATA
  • Using the Hazardous Materials Table
  • Selection of the shipping description
  • Packaging requirements
  • UN specification packaging
  • Selection of packaging
  • Using overpacks
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping papers
  • Placarding
  • Loading and segregation
  • Reporting requirements
  • Exceptions
  • Introduction to shipments under IATA
  • Structure of the IATA regulations
  • Operator and state variations
  • Classification differences between IATA and 49 CFR
  • Selecting packaging using the IATA regulations
  • Documentation
  • Placarding, loading, and reporting under IATA
  • Limitations and exceptions
  • Security awareness

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

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 3.5 hours.

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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