Safe and Compliant Transportation of Lithium Batteries by Ground (2019)
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 provides function specific training on the transport regulations within the scope and applicability of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (49CFR) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to satisfy the training requirements for employees shipping lithium batteries.
In order to satisfy the training requirements in §172.704(a) for general and security awareness, make sure you also complete a separate general awareness/familiarization or security awareness training.
The course has been updated to include all regulatory changes through April 2019 to include the February 27, 2019 US DOT PHMSA Interim Final Rule harmonizing with the international air transport regulations prohibiting the transport of lithium ion cells or batteries as cargo on passenger carrying aircraft and the November 27, 2018 US DOT Notice of Proposed Rulemaking HM-215O.
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.