Free DOT HazMat Regulations Advanced Training Workshop

National PETE is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a one-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation – PHMSA-HMIT to provide DOT HazMat Transportation Regulations for business and industry hazmat employees. These workshops will be offered to business and industry at no-charge. Registrants must be considered employed in a position dealing with hazardous waste/materials.

Upcoming Class-

March 19th-21st, 2024 from 8am-5pm at Savannah Technical College 190 Crossroads Parkway, Savannah, GA 31407

Course Details:

In accordance with 49 CFR § 172.704 (HMR), hazmat trainers/employees will be trained in the following areas:

• General awareness/familiarization training providing familiarity with the requirements of the HMR and enabling the hazmat employee to recognize and identify hazardous materials, consistent with the hazard communication requirements of the HMR;

• Function-specific training concerning the requirements of the HMR specifically applicable to the functions performed by the hazmat employee;

• Safety training including measures to protect the employee from the hazards associated with the hazardous materials to which they may be exposed in the workplace;

• Security awareness training providing an awareness of the security risks associated with the hazards;

• In depth security training relating to a company’s security plan and its implementation, if applicable;

• Application of DOT regulations in order to effectively communicate the hazards associated with the materials being transported through marking, labeling, placarding, and documentation;

• Interpretation of carrier requirements for hazardous materials according to the Title 49 CFR by railcar, aircraft, vessel, and motor vehicle;

• General awareness/familiarization of rail and air transport regulations;

• General awareness/familiarization of driver regulations related to hazmat;

• Familiarization of EPA regulation related to hazardous waste transportation;

• Reporting procedures to complete DOT’s Incident Reporting Form;

• How to effectively deliver the strategic elements of this training to fellow employees once you return to the workplace

Course Requirements:

To ensure a basic knowledge of DOT HazMat Regulations and be prepared for the workshop, participants must have attended either:

  • 2016-2017 NPETE 40hr HAZMAT/Instructional Technology Program –or–
  • NPETE’s 2020-2021 3 Day PHMSA HMIT Grant DOT HAZMAT Awareness Workshop –or–
  • Have at least 3 years or more in dealing with DOT HAZMAT as a main focus of their employment history.

*** Social distancing guidelines will be enforced, and participants are strongly encouraged to wear face masks during the length of the workshop. ***

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Cost & Payment Options

This class is free to attend. Must complete registration.

Course Format: In Person

This class meets in-person for 3-days.

How To Register: