Safe and Compliant Transportation of Lithium Batteries by Ground (2018)
Welcome to the training program entitled Safe and Compliant Transportation of Lithium Batteries by Ground. This course is intended for training hazmat employees responsible for preparing, offering in transportation, or transporting fully-regulated and excepted lithium batteries by the highway/rail domestically. The course is designed for students of all knowledge levels so prior hazardous material training is not a pre-requisite to attend. The course is designed to communicate an awareness of the regulations to satisfy the training requirements for hazmat employees and other individuals within the scope of the federal transportation regulations. In order to satisfy the training requirements in §172.704(a) for general and security awareness, make sure you also complete the separate general awareness/familiarization or security awareness training.
This training will provide explanations of the various types of battery technology in use today, the ground transport regulations and specifics on how to identify and safely transport lithium batteries. The course has been updated to include all regulatory changes for 2018.
The course is fully animated and narrated and includes review questions throughout the course and a final student assessment to verify understanding of the material presented. Students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.