As identified in the IMDG Code and by international governmental agencies, at a minimum, personnel require general awareness and familiarization training every three years to:
Classify dangerous goods and identify their proper shipping name
Pack dangerous goods
Mark, label, or placard dangerous goods
Load/unload cargo transport units
Prepare transport documents for dangerous goods
Offer dangerous goods for transport
Handle dangerous goods in transport
Prepare dangerous goods loading/stowage plans
Load/unload dangerous goods into/from ships
Carry dangerous goods in transport
Enforce, survey, or inspect dangerous goods for compliance with applicable rules and regulations
Otherwise be involved in the transport of dangerous goods as determined by the competent authority
This course is intended as a refresher program for individuals who have completed Shipping Dangerous Goods by Sea training within the past three years but who now need to complete general awareness and familiarization training.
SHIPPING DANGEROUS GOODS BY SEA REFRESHER (IMDG) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Overview of federal law and application of the regulations
Structure of the IMDG Code
Classification of dangerous goods
Using the dangerous goods list
Packaging selection and standards
UN specification packaging
Shipper’s declaration and packing certificate
Loading and segregation
Accidental releases and reports
Limitations and exceptions
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.
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 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 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.