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.
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SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BY GROUND AND AIR (DOT, IATA) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Introduction to the 49 CFR and IATA regulations
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
UN specification packaging
Selection of packaging
Marking and labelling
Loading and segregation
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
Placarding, loading, and reporting under IATA
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 3.5 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.