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Dangerous Goods Training

General Awareness

COURSE OVERVIEW

The General Awareness training course is a basic overview of the requirements for transporting dangerous goods by road, air, and sea, according to the Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code.

COURSE DETAILS

Duration:
  • One session
  • Approximately 3 to 4 hours
Training Types Available:
  • Classroom Based
  • Online Training
  • Onsite at Your Location (upon request)
Languages Available:
  • English
  • Spanish

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Employees handling any class of dangerous goods who only need to meet the minimum requirements
  • Ideal for candidates starting their career in the transport industry, or candidates requiring a function-specific training course

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Meets the requirements of Title 49 CFR
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Identifying hidden dangerous goods
  • Basic awareness of the 9 classes of dangerous goods
  • Using an SDS
  • Understanding the correct type and use of packaging
  • Using correct marking, labels, and placarding
  • Using the segregation tables
  • Handling and responsibilities in offering and accepting dangerous goods shipments
  • Emergency response information
  • Security

MATERIALS INCLUDED:

  • Comprehensive DGM workbook
  • Laminated Segregation Table for all three modes of transport (classroom based course only)
  • Certificate upon successful completion of training

TRAINING DATES:

If you don’t see any dates that work for you here, please reach out to schedule classroom, online, or onsite training.