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DOT 3: Shipping Papers

DOT 3: Shipping Papers


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including the components of the basic description of hazardous material, general information required on the shipping paper, use of the HAZMAT Precedence Table, and general emergency response information. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials affect everyone's safety. This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Additional function-specific training will be provided by your employer. Learner objectives are to list the four components of the basic description of hazardous material, describe general information included on a shipping paper, identify methods to distinguish HAZMAT from non-HAZMAT on a shipping paper, and interpret information found on the Precedence 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.

Target Audience
All personnel involved in the packaging, preparation, and handling of HAZMAT for highway transportation

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

DOT 3: Shipping Papers

  • put the four components of the basic description of hazardous material in the sequence in which they should be appear on shipping papers
  • describe the purpose of the HAZMAT Precedence Table
  • recognize how to label HAZMAT in a given scenario
  • recognize factors for listing hazardous and nonhazardous materials on a shipping paper
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_b43_sh_enus