DOT 1: Introduction, Classification, and the Hazardous Materials Table

  • 6 Topics | 40m 59s
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This training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including definitions, the nine hazard classes, and the HAZMAT Table. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials impact everyone's safety. This course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness or familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional general awareness, function-specific safety awareness, and security awareness training. The learning objectives of the course are to define terms associated with hazardous materials transportation, classify hazards according to DOT's nine hazard classes, and recall and interpret information found in the HAZMAT Table. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize training requirements for HAZMAT employees
  • identify terms associated with hazardous materials transportation
  • recognize hazards according to the DOT's nine hazard classes
  • identify information found in the HAZMAT Table columns 1 and 2
  • identify information found in the HAZMAT Table columns 3 to 5
  • identify information found in the HAZMAT Table columns 6 and 7
  • identify information found in the HAZMAT Table columns 8 through 10 and Appendix A

IN THIS COURSE

  • Training Requirements
    3m
  • Definitions
    3m
  • Hazard Classes
    12m
  • HAZMAT Columns 1 and 2
    7m
  • HAZMAT Columns 3 to 7
    7m
  • HAZMAT Columns 8 to 10 and Appendix A
    6m