Hazardous Materials / Dangerous Goods Transportation - General Awareness and Security Awareness by All Modes (49 CFR, Canadian TDGR, ADR 2021, Mexican NOMs, IMDG Code Amd. 40-20, and ICAO / IATA Edition 63) - 2022Author: Currie Associates
This course is intended to fulfill the Department of Transportation (DOT) multimodal general awareness and security awareness training requirements for employees responsible for the handling, preparing, shipping or transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods (DG). This course is designed to familiarize employees with the requirements of the US Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR), Transport Canada Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR), ADR, Mexican NOMs, modal transport regulations of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) for ocean transport and the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) for air, as well as enabling them to recognize and identify DG.
This course meets the regulatory training requirements set out in 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H, for all hazmat employees involved in the safe transportation of hazardous materials and includes recent amendments and interpretations.
• Ensuring DG employees are familiar with the dangerous goods transport requirements of 49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code and IATA DGR and can recognize and identify dangerous goods marks, labels, packaging, and shipping documents.
• Familiarity of security awareness requirements and your role in hazardous materials security.
• Employees with job responsibilities for preparing shipments of dangerous goods, shipping, logistics, management, and freight forwarders who handle, ship or transport dangerous goods domestically or internationally. This may include but are not limited to the following:
• warehouse staff that are packaging, marking, or labeling hazardous materials,
• office staff that are preparing dangerous goods shipments, including signing shipping documents
• employees responsible for ordering of dangerous goods shipping supplies such as marks, labels, packaging, etc.
• logistics staff loading or unloading dangerous goods
• employees preparing hazmat shipping documents or validating/signing shipping documents
• staff providing or offering placards or placarded loads
• supervisors with hazmat transportation compliance responsibilities
• customer service staff or procurement staff that are addressing customers’ returns of hazmat.
• Recognizing dangerous goods using examples of packagings, marks, labels, placards and DG shipping documents
• Handling DG and accident prevention
• Understanding the concept of emergency response
• Dangerous goods transportation security awareness
Regulatory Texts & References Required
• 49 CFR Regulations (October 1, 2021) - free download or book available for purchase
• TDGR Canada Regulations - free download or book available for purchase
• ADR 2021 (Volumes I & II, plus corrigenda) - free download or books available for purchase
• Mexican Official Standards (NOMS) in Spanish - free download
• IMDG Code Book Set – International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (40-20) - contact Currie Associates for more info 518-761-0668
• IMDG Code Corrigenda May 2022
• IATA DGR Book – International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (63rd edition) - available for purchase
• None required
• Run Time: 1h30
• Language: English
• Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
• Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course
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