This Hazardous Materials Transportation training is compliant with the HazMat regulation 49 CFR 172 and 173, as well as including the function-specific standards for Highway, Air, Rail, and Water, and includes the mandatory security requirements.
The Federal hazardous materials transportation law is the statute pertaining to the transportation of hazmat in the United States, and requires the training of ALL hazmat employees. The purpose of this training is to increase a hazmat employee’s safety awareness and to be an essential element in reducing hazmat incidents.
Initial training of new hazmat employees, or an employee who changes job functions, must be completed within 90 days of employment or change in job function. A new employee may perform hazmat job functions before completing training provided the employee does so under the direct supervision of a properly trained and knowledgeable hazmat employee.
Recurrent training is required at least once every three years. The three-year period begins on the actual date of training. Relevant training received from a previous employer or source may be used to satisfy the requirements provided a current record of training is obtained from the previous employer or other sources.
At approximately 7 hours in length, this online training course is one of the most comprehensive you will find on this topic available on the web today. It is completely self-paced and fully narrated by a real human, not a robotic voice auto-generated by a program, and contains interactivity, animation, video, and testing.