Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground (USA)

Earn your Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground (USA) certificate upon successful completion of this course

SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY GROUND (USA) ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground course is designed for individuals who are responsible for shipping, handling, packaging, transporting, or preparing shipping documents for hazardous goods being shipped by ground in the USA.

SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY GROUND (USA) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Introduction of the 49 CFR
  • 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
  • Placards
  • Loading and segregation
  • Reporting requirements
  • 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 2 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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