HAZMAT: SECURITY AWARENESS & SAFETY COURSE OVERVIEW
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 helps learners identify security risks associated with transporting hazmat, develop ways to enhance security, and how to recognize and respond to possible security threats. It also covers ways to stay safe when working with hazmat, and what to do in the event of an emergency. This course satisfies the Security Awareness training requirements (49 CFR §172.704(a)(4)) and the Safety training requirements (49 CFR §172.704(a)(3)).
Prerequisites: Hazmat: Security Awareness & Safety assumes the learner has Hazmat General Awareness knowledge already gained from experience or successful completion of appropriate training. Specifically, the learner must 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, and recognize and identify hazmat through the use of shipping papers, markings, labels, and placards.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize potential hazmat security threats and ways to reduce them
- Identify suspicious behaviors and describe how to report suspicious activity
- Describe ways to stay safe while working around hazmat
- Discuss where to find emergency response information and how to respond to an emergency
HAZMAT: SECURITY AWARENESS & SAFETY COURSE TOPICS:
- Hazmat Security Awareness
- Importance of Hazmat Security
- Reducing the Risk
- In-Depth Security Training
- Staying Safe Around Hazmat
- Handling Hazmat Safely
- Safe Work Practices
- Responding to an Emergency
HAZMAT: SECURITY AWARENESS & SAFETY COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 30 minutes
HAZMAT: SECURITY AWARENESS & SAFETY TESTING:
Testing conducted in this online Hazmat: Security Awareness & Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
HAZMAT: SECURITY AWARENESS & SAFETY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.