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Dangerous Goods Training

Transporting Dangerous Goods by Sea

COURSE OVERVIEW

Transporting dangerous goods by sea is carefully regulated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code. This course is designed to provide candidates with extensive knowledge of the IMDG code and all regulations surrounding the movement of dangerous goods sea freight.

COURSE DETAILS

Duration:
  • Initial Training, 2 days
  • Recurrent Training, 1 day
Training Types Available:
  • Classroom Based
  • Online Training
  • Onsite at Your Location (upon request)
Languages Available:
  • English
  • Spanish

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

  • Candidates preparing or responsible for hazmat cargo being shipped by sea freight
  • Shippers
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Consolidators
  • Packers

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Understanding and navigating the IMDG code
  • Responsibilities and training Requirements
  • Classification of all 9 classes of dangerous goods and determining proper shipping names
  • Using the dangerous goods list
  • Special provisions and exceptions
  • Packing, marking, labeling, and placarding of dangerous goods cargo
  • Using correct documentation
  • Stowage and segregation meeting Title 49 CFR requirements

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.