DOT Hazmat Transportation Trainings For Employees

This 3 minute safety training video covers: What are the purpose of hazmat trainings, what are the five trainings defined by DOT, what topics are covered by each training, what is the use of security plan, two types of security related training.

Video Transcript

If you attend hazmat training, you know and understand about looking for chemical hazards in your workplace. DOT accepts these trainings to fulfill some of your training requirements. As for function specific duties such as driving you will need to acquire additional trainings such as, hazmat endorsement to your commercial driver’s license to show that you have proper training and prepared to deal with an emergency that involved hazardous materials. You’ll also be trained in classifying, packaging, loading or delivering as well as security requirements.