DOT 2: Packaging, Labeling, Marking, and Placarding (Update Available)
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This training course will introduce the requirements of the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations, including packaging, labeling, marking, and placarding. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials has the potential to impact 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 packaging requirements and practices to ensure safe transport, cite specific information found on the Hazardous Materials Table (HMT), identify what information on the HMT means or is used for, identify appropriate labeling requirements for the safe transportation of hazardous materials, identify the proper marking requirements for hazardous materials to include both bulk and non-bulk materials, and identify the appropriate placarding requirements for the transport of hazardous materials. 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.
All DOT-defined "HAZMAT personnel," including those involved in the packaging, preparation, and handling of hazardous material for highway transportation