HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS
This course is designed specifically for hazmat employees – that is, anyone who is employed by a hazmat employer and directly affects hazmat transportation safety. This course will familiarize learners with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to help them work safely around hazmat. This course satisfies the General Awareness training requirement 49 CFR §172.704(a)(1).
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify the required training all hazmat employees must receive
- Determine if a material is a hazmat and verify its hazard classification using the Hazardous Materials Regulations
- Recognize and identify hazmat through the use of shipping papers, markings, labels, and placards
HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- Determining a Hazmat
- Is it a Hazmat?
- Hazard of the Material
- Hazard Classification
- Other Criteria
- The Hazmat Table
- Ways to Communicate the Hazard
- Communicating Hazards
- Shipping Papers
- Emergency Response Information
HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 30 minutes
HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE ASSESSMENT:
Testing conducted in this online Hazmat: General Awareness Training course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
HAZMAT: GENERAL AWARENESS ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.