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Recurrent Class

Hazardous Materials in Ground and Air Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation 49CFR & IATA Regulations



* You will need the 2021 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations to successfully complete this course. This regulation is not included in the cost.

Cancellation Policy:                     10 days or less $200 fee             No shows are subject to the full registration fee.


Provides the recurrent training required and outlined under U.S. Department of Transportation Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49CFR), Part 172, Subpart H and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), Section 1.5.

This course reviews the skills needed to prepare, offer and accept ground and/or air shipments of hazardous materials/dangerous goods. It is a systematic program that ensures a hazmat employee/student has familiarity with the changes that have occurred over the past year(s) in hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations. Instruction will focus on non-bulk packages offered into transportation.

NOTE: This course does not cover the regulations for offering fully regulated lithium batteries, radioactive (Class 7) or infectious shipments into transportation.

  1. Successful completion of a Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods in Ground and Air Transportation class within the past two (2) years. 

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to: 

  1. Identify changes in the 49CFR and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). 
  2. Understand how the changes relate to their organization, their product and to them as an employee. 
  3. Prepare, offer and accept most domestic and international air shipments of hazardous materials/dangerous goods. 
  4. Recognize and identify hazardous materials/dangerous goods in transportation. 
  5. Understand the specific requirements of the regulations as it relates to their job function. 
  6. Understand the precautions to be taken when handling hazardous materials/dangerous goods. 
  7. Recognize security risks related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in commerce.

Through all of this, emphasis will be placed on each student’s responsibility when offering hazardous materials/dangerous goods into ground and/or air transportation. 


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