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Hazardous Materials Transportation: 49 CFR Overview

An overview of the responsibilities of hazmat employers and employees (offerors/shippers, carriers and consignees) under Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), Subchapter C, "Hazardous Materials Regulations", including classification, packaging, hazard communication requirements including shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding, as well as incident reporting and security.
SKU: P0348EN
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An overview of the responsibilities of hazmat employers and employees (offerors/shippers, carriers and consignees) under Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), Subchapter C, "Hazardous Materials Regulations", including classification, packaging, hazard communication requirements including shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding, as well as incident reporting and security.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the regulations that apply to the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat).
  • Recall how hazardous materials are classified.
  • Describe hazmat packaging requirements.
  • Outline hazard communication requirements: shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding.
  • Find provisions in the regulations that are applicable to specific modes of shipping: road, rail, air and water.
  • Locate emergency response requirements.
  • Recall reporting requirements in the case of hazmat incidents.
  • Summarize hazmat security requirements.

Course Outline:

Page 1: Course Features

  • About this Course

Page 2: Introduction

  • Welcome to Hazardous Materials Transportation: 49 CFR Awareness
  • Course Objectives

Page 3: Hazardous Materials Transportation Legislation

  • Federal Hazardous Materials Transportation Law
  • Who Must Comply with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)

Page 4: Classification

  • The Hazards Materials Table (HMT)
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Classes of Hazardous Materials
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Marine Pollutants
  • Other Materials Covered by the Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 5: Packaging

  • Definitions
  • General Packaging Requirements
  • Packing Groups (PG)
  • Packaging Authorizations
  • Non-Bulk Packaging
  • Bulk Packaging
  • Packaging Standards
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 6: Hazard Communication

  • Shipping Papers, Marking, Labeling and Placarding
  • Shipping Papers – General Requirements
  • Shipping Paper Contents
  • Shipping Paper Availability
  • Shipping Paper Recordkeeping
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Marking – General Requirements
  • Marking Requirements for Non-Bulk Packaging
  • Marking Requirements for Bulk Packaging
  • Labeling – General Requirements
  • Labels Corresponding to Hazard Classes
  • Placarding – General Requirements
  • Placards Corresponding to Hazard Classes
  • Subsidiary Placards
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 7: Carrier Requirements for Different Modes of Transport

  • Modes of Transport – General Requirements
  • Carrier Requirements – By Road
  • Carrier Requirements – By Rail Car
  • Carrier Requirements – By Aircraft
  • Carrier Requirements – By Vessel
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 8: Emergency Response Information

  • Emergency Response Information

Page 9: Incident Reporting

  • Incident Reporting – General Requirements
  • Incidents Requiring Immediate Notification by Telephone
  • Incidents Requiring a Written Report
  • Report Retention and Further Action
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 10: Security Plans

  • Security Plans

Page 11: Hazmat Employee Training

  • Who Needs Training
  • What Training is Required
  • Training Records

Page 12: Conclusion

  • Summary

Page 13: Test

Test

 

Target Audience:

Employers of transportation companies, warehousing companies, chemical companies

 

Duration:

1.5 hours

 

Features:

Accessible, audio, mobile

Module(s):

40774EN

Products specifications
Course Language English
Length Range Over 60 Minutes
Length (Hours) 1.5
Course Features Accessible
Course Features Audio
Course Features Mobile
Module Number(s) 40774EN
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