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Transporting Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods

U.S. Department of Transportation, International Air Transport Association and International Civil Aviation Organization regulations require initial and recurrent training for all persons involved in handling, documenting or transporting hazardous materials. This course assists in complying with 49 CFR 172.704. You will receive both the 49 CFR Parts 100-185 and IATA Dangerous Goods manuals.

Member: $950/$900; Nonmember: $1000 (Full Course)
Member: $425/$400; Nonmember: $500 (Day 1 only, highway transport , CFR 49 100-185)
Member: $650/$625; Nonmember: $700 (Day 2 only, air transport, IATA Dangerous Goods)
Length: Two days

Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend:
If you are a shipper
Every manager, supervisor and employee involved in shipping should attend, including those with the following job functions: identifying, documenting, handling, packaging, marking, labeling, receiving and shipping hazardous materials.
If you are a transporter
All managerial, supervisory and other employees involved in hazardous materials transportation should attend, including: package and cargo handlers, drivers, pilots and customer service personnel.

  • Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

  • Objectives and Introduction to Title 49, CFR
    Regulatory Agency Review and Effect of HM-181
    Purpose and Use of Hazardous Materials Tables
    Identifying and Classifying Hazardous Materials
    Packaging, Marking and Labeling Requirements
    Shippers Certification and Other Documentation
    Vehicle and Container Placarding
    Enforcement Procedures and Penalties
    Impact of 172.700 (HM-126) + HM-215A
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)

  • Introduction to IATA and ICAO Regulations
    "Dangerous Goods" List Packaging, Marking and Labeling Requirements Dangerous Goods Declaration Form/Air Waybill Impact of U.S. Government (USG) Variations IATA and Title 49 Variations Test (optional)
Continuing Education Units: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council and ABIH Certification Maintenance Points are available upon request.

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least five business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after five business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.

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