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Hazmat Drivers Training for Safe Transport Online Training

Course Overview

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Hazmat Transportation: Driver Training

Course Length: 60 minutes

Overview: The Hazmat Transportation: Driver Training online training course is designed specifically for drivers to safely transport hazardous materials, including the loading and unloading of hazmat. This course helps satisfy the function-specific training requirements and modal-specific training requirements for transport by highway. Hazmat Transportation: Driver Training assumes the driver has Hazmat General Awareness knowledge already gained from experience or successful completion of appropriate training.

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, learners should have a solid understanding of:

  • Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), including what they are and where to find
  • Hazmat Table (HMT), including when and why to use, where to find, and how to read
  • Hazard Classes & Divisions, including where to find and what they mean
  • Packing Groups, including what they are and what they mean
  • Shipping Papers, including when and how to fill out, how to use, and where to store
  • Labels, Placards, Markings, & Packaging, including the differences between them, the requirements of each, and your responsibilities for each

These prerequisites can be fulfilled by using Hazmat: General Awareness Training (What's Required & How to Comply) from J. J. Keller.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the Hazmat Transportation Process, from training to load pickup and transportation, to delivery
  • Identify the required parts of hazmat training
  • Apply Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations to hazmat transport
  • Decide what hazmat documentation is needed and where to store it during transport
  • Recognize a forbidden or hazardous material that is not properly prepared for shipment
  • Read the Segregation Table for Hazardous Materials
  • Distinguish classes and divisions of hazardous materials for proper loading and unloading

Outline:

Hazmat Transportation: Driver Training covers the following topics:

Your Responsibility

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hazmat Transportation Process
  • Training Requirements
  • License Requirements
  • CSA and Your BASIC Score
  • Registration

Documentation

  • HMT and Shipping Papers
  • Emergency Response Information
  • Location During Transport
  • Carrier Information Requirement

Shipment Segregation, Loading, & Unloading

  • Non-Bulk Shipments
  • Bulk Shipments
  • Loading & Unloading Precautions
  • Qualified Person
  • Segregation Table

Transportation Safety

  • Daily Inspection
  • Parking
  • Driving
  • Incident Reports