DOT & IATA Hazmat Shipping Training Course

Course Details

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DURATION:DOT section- 4 hours IATA section- 5 hours = 9 total hours
CONTINUING EDUCATION:0.9 CEUs, 9 contact hours
COURSE ACCESS TIME:70 days
REGULATIONS SATISFIED:49 CFR, Part 172.704 (Subpart H) & DGR 1.5
CERTIFICATE:Immediately Upon Completion
REFRESH AGAIN:DOT – 3 years/ IATA – 2 years
NOTE:This course is our DOT course #1205 and IATA course combined into one. You will be certified to ship hazmat via ground and air with your certification.

Code: 1205/IATA
Subjects: DOT Hazmat Courses
Price: US $299.00

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) regulates hazardous material shipping.

Anyone who comes in contact with hazardous materials is at risk for injury. It is essential that anyone who handles these materials has the proper training and follows all of the regulations and rules to eliminate or minimize unsafe incidents.

IATA and DOT certification is proof of the hazmat shipping training you’ve completed and allows you to ship hazardous materials. After completing training, employees will understand safety procedures, be able to identify dangerous materials and recognize practices to reduce the chance of safety risks.

Does Your Organization Need DOT and IATA Shipping Training?

Anyone who ships hazardous materials must have the proper certification. These dangerous substances include explosives, flammable liquids or solids, gases, infectious or toxic substances, radioactive material, corrosives, organic peroxides or oxidizing substances.

Jobs that require DOT and IATA certification include those that involve:

  • Handling, loading or unloading hazardous materials.
  • Transporting hazardous materials.
  • Preparing dangerous substances for transportation.
  • Marking, modifying, testing, reconditioning or manufacturing containers for dangerous materials.
  • Taking responsibility for the safety of hazardous material transportation.
  • Supervising dangerous material shipping operations.
  • Signing or completing hazardous material shipping papers.
  • Training additional hazmat workers.
  • Naming or classifying hazardous materials.

Employees who work in these positions must complete IATA hazardous materials training every two years when IATA updates its regulations. You must follow the DOT and IATA training requirements, which must include security awareness, general awareness and safety, among other topics.

Do You Package Hazardous Materials for Ground and International Air Shipments?

Whether you package dangerous goods for domestic transport, international shipments or both, you need to complete Department of Transportation hazardous materials transport training. The United States Department of Transportation oversees and enforces regulations regarding the transport of hazmat within the borders of the U.S. The DOT coordinates with other agencies to enforce mandates regarding international hazmat shipments, including the International Air Transport Association and the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Completing a DOT shipment training course with IATA won’t require you to cease your operations or force you to put your work on hold. That’s because Hazmat School offers online hazmat training for DOT and IATA. By offering dangerous goods training online, we give employers and employees the opportunity to complete their required training at their own pace when it’s convenient for them.

Do You Ship Internationally by Air?DOT/IATA Training

If your organization ships hazmat to other countries by air, then DOT and IATA hazmat shipping training isn’t just optional for you and your employees — it’s required.

Hazmat School offers online training for shipping hazardous materials by air for employers and employees tasked with shipping hazmat domestically and/or internationally. This course will enable you and your employees to earn the certification necessary to ship dangerous goods to locations outside of the United States within the confines of the prevailing regulations.

When you complete this course, you’ll receive your hazmat certification immediately. If you’re an employer, you’ll have access to your employees’ certifications through your corporate or group account.

Do You Ship by Air Within the U.S. Via FedEx, UPS, DHL Etc.?

Even if your hazmat shipments are limited to destinations located within the U.S. exclusively, you and your employees still must undergo an initial round of training and subsequent training every couple of years. You can receive the hazmat training for DOT and IATA online through Hazmat School.

If you have multiple employees that need this training course, you can enjoy a discount of as much as 20 percent when you set up a group or corporate account with Hazmat School. Government employees can also save on our already affordable prices with a 20-percent discount.

If you ship dangerous goods via FedEx or any other carrier . . .

THEN THIS COURSE IS WHAT YOU NEED!

INDUSTRIES THAT REQUIRE THIS COURSE

If you’re looking for a new career path, you may be surprised by the number of industries that require employers and employees to take DOT shipment training courses with IATA. The automotive, cosmetology, manufacturing, electronics, demolition and refrigeration industries are just a few examples of the verticals that require hazmat training.

When you take a few minutes to think about all the things that are considered hazardous materials, it’s easy to understand why so many industries require hazmat training. Believe it or not, even some used art supplies are classified as dangerous goods.

People who are responsible for transporting hazardous materials can take certification, recertification and refresher courses through Hazmat School. When you enroll in one of our online courses, you’ll have access to qualified, remote instructors who are available to answer your questions around the clock. You can also reach out to our customer support representatives if you need help with your account.

To learn more about our online training for shipping hazardous materials by air, or for help setting up an account, contact Hazmat School today.

How Long Is This DOT Hazmat and IATA Training Good For?

The IATA updates its regulations every two years. Subsequently, you will need to renew your certification every two years for air shipments and every three years for ground shipments.

Failing to renew your IATA certification can result in airlines rejecting your shipments or hefty fines.

How Does This Online Course Work?

This course is entirely virtual, so you can complete it on your own time whenever it’s convenient for you. After completing registration, you’ll receive access to lessons for 60 days. If you need more time to complete the training, you’ll need to renew your subscription.

You will find your lessons in segmented chapters. Throughout the training, you’ll have access to knowledge quizzes you can take to test your comprehension. The final exam will be a combination of the questions within those quizzes.

You will need to pass the final exam with a 75% or higher score to complete the course. When you finish, we’ll send your personalized certificate that will detail the course, the date you completed it and our company information.

Our instructors are available every hour of the day to answer any questions you may have and assist you through your training.

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Part 1 — DOT Objectives

The objectives of this course include:

Meeting the federal requirements of 49 CFR, Part 172.704 for certification in hazardous materials handling and transportation.

Listing the various laws relating to hazardous materials handling, response, and transportation including those related to 49 CFR, 40 CFR and 29 CFR as applicable.

Identifying the definitions of hazardous materials and the terminology associated with safety when shipping or working with hazardous materials and wastes.

Identifying the types and classifications of hazardous materials and the various hazards and risks associated with them.

Knowing the functions required for a DOT Hazmat Employee including knowledge of the Hazardous Materials Table (49 CFR 172.101), Labels and Placards, and shipping papers including signing waste manifests.

Defining work practices by which employees can minimize the risks associated with working around hazardous materials including proper handling to avoid accidents.

Identifying various hazardous materials and wastes using the Department of Transportation (DOT) Labeling system.

Identifying emergency activities related to hazardous materials releases and the employee’s role in emergency activities.

Defining security awareness including risks and response to security threats.

Identifying function-specific operations to which the employee will be expected to perform including proper marking and labeling of packages and containers, shipping papers, packaging, and other required duties.

Part 2 — IATA Objectives

Shipping dangerous goods by air carries a high consequence of error!

This dangerous goods air transportation course was developed for:

  • Shippers
  • Packers
  • Staff of freight forwarders* involved in processing dangerous goods consignments

*Freight forwarding that does not involve handling, storing, or loading cargo, mail, or baggage.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be compliant with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) dangerous goods shipping requirements and will have met one of the “function-specific” elements of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) hazmat employee training — as this relates to 49 Code of Regulations §172.704.

The course covers the following topics:

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  • IATA Regulatory Basis
  • General Philosophy
  • Training Requirements
  • IATA Manual Layout
  • Security
  • Limitations
  • Classification
  • Identification
  • Packing
  • Packaging Specifications
  • Marking and Labeling
  • Documentation

How to Earn a Hazmat Certification From This Course

This course is simple to complete and you can work through it on your own time. There are no deadlines beyond needing to complete the course within 60 days.

The final exam consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. After passing the exam with an accuracy of 75% or higher, you will obtain your Certification of Compliance with applicable Federal regulations – 49 CFR 172.704 and DGR 1.5. You can print out your certification and deliver it to your employer and keep it for your record.

EVALUATION TECHNIQUES:

Final Examination:

1. Complete a 30 question examination with at least 75% accuracy.

CERTIFICATION:

Certification of Compliance with applicable Federal regulations – 49 CFR 172.704 and DGR 1.5

Group & Government Discounts

On-Call 24/7 Remote Instructor Help

Useful Links & Reference Books Included With Courses

Corporate Accounts For Managing & Enrolling Groups

100% Guaranteed To Meet Your Regulatory Requirements

WHY CHOOSE HAZMAT SCHOOL?

Any employee who may need to ship hazardous goods overseas is required to have some level of DOT and IATA training.

At Hazmat School, we proudly offer an in-depth DOT and IATA training course that will cover all the principles related to working in international shipping in order to reduce workplace injuries, fines, and citations. After completion, you will feel confident that you and your team will be able to apply course knowledge to everyday, on-the-job experiences.

You’re guaranteed to be certified under OSHA standards after completion of this training. Hazmat School’s 100% online DOT and IATA course provides the valuable procedure information and resources you need. Plus, you can go through the course at your own pace. As a student, you’ll have 24/7 access to an experienced remote instructor who can answer any questions you may have and is consistent with OSHA requirements for authorized trainers.

Hazmat School offers:

  • Group and government discounts.
  • On-call, 24/7 remote instructor help.
  • Useful links and resource books.
  • Corporate accounts for enrolling and managing groups.
  • 100% guarantee to meet your regulatory requirements.

Earn Your Certification From the Hazmat School

Hazmat School offers the lowest prices for OSHA training. Take advantage of our group or government discounts and provide your employees with the quality training they need.

As a student, you’ll have 24/7 access to an experienced remote instructor who can answer any questions you may have and is consistent with OSHA requirements for authorized trainers.

Register for this course today and become DOT and IATA certified.

Other Resources

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IATA DGR 2023 63rd Edition Book

Regular Bound Book (Sold Separately From Course)

$399.00

The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) book will help you prepare and document dangerous goods shipments for air transport. The DGR book is required by anyone shipping hazardous materials by air. The DGR is the most complete, up-to-date, and user-friendly reference in the industry and has been used by airlines carriers all over the world for over 50 years. This book can be used by shippers, manufacturers, freight forwarders, ground handlers, or airlines and will keep you up to date with all the latest regulations, providing all the information you need to be able to classify, pack, mark, label, and document shipments of dangerous goods.

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