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DOT Hazardous Materials Training
DOT is changing virtually all of the rules for hazardous materials containers, labels, shipping papers, placards, and shipping names. Participants in this course will receive proper training and learn how to comply with the regulations of this comprehensive seminar. One day. Lunch is provided. Register two people get the third person half price. Fee per person: $449.
Environmental Resource Center - ERC
> Maintenance & Safety
Who Should Attend?
Shipping supervisors, purchasing managers, traffic managers, plant managers, shipping clerks, dispatchers, purchasing agents, drivers, compliance managers
You will learn:
- the latest requirements for classifying hazardous materials
- how to package, mark, label, and placard hazardous materials
- safe loading, segregation, and unloading techniques
- the latest changes in the DOT regulations
- and much more!
SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:
Introduction to the New Requirements
What is a Hazardous Material?
- what DOT requires in the new regulations
- related laws and regulations applicable to hazardous materials management
- HM-215A, HM-222, HM-126, and HM-181 requirements
- compliance deadlines
Container Selection and Management
- how to determine which materials are classified by DOT as hazardous
- how to distinguish between hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, hazardous chemicals, and hazardous substances
- hazard class definitions
- how to use the hazardous materials table
- subsidiary hazard classes
- packing groups I, II and III -- how to determine which packing group applies to your hazardous materials and what to do if the hazardous materials table assigns more than one packing group
Container Labeling and Marking
- how to select performance-oriented containers
- how to safely manage and handle containers
- new container marking requirements for hazardous materials shippers and container manufacturers
- requirements for container reuse
- container performance tests
- new non-bulk container codes
- when containers must be labeled
- how to select the appropriate label
- when you must use subsidiary labels
- bulk and non-bulk marking requirements
Vehicle Loading, Unloading, and Safe Work Practices
- requirements for bills of lading and hazardous waste manifests
- step-by-step procedures for shipping papers
- how to determine the proper shipping name
- special shipping paper entries for toxics, hazardous substances, and limited quantities
- practical exercises on selecting shipping names, packaging, marking, labeling, and placarding shipments of hazardous materials
Hazmat Employee Training Requirements
- how to meet the new separation and segregation requirements
- safe handling procedures for working with hazardous materials
- emergency response procedures and spill notification requirements
- how to use emergency response information in the North American Emergency Response Guidebook, shipping papers, MSDSs, and other sources
- how to avoid accidents
- who must be trained at each of the three training levels
- required scope of training at each level
- minimum training frequency
- how you must document your training
- an examination will be administered to meet training requirements
You'll take home these valuable materials:
Hazardous Materials Management Compliance with the New DOT Requirements by Environmental Resource Center takes you through every step I the management of hazardous materials; from determining what is a hazardous material; to selection of the proper shipping name, container, label, and placard; through shipping papers, loading, stowing, and emergency response. In this comprehensive handbook, you will get up-to-date copies of the applicable regulations and plain English guidance on how to comply.
1996 North American Emergency Response Guidebook
You'll also receive:
Hazmat Answerline. Register and pay at least two weeks in advance of the seminar and you can call Environmental Resource Center's expert staff on our exclusive Hazmat Answerline for one year at no additional charge if you need further guidance on complying with hazardous materials regulations.
Handbook Update Service. Register and pay at least two weeks in advance of the seminar and you will receive free Internet updates to your comprehensive course materials for one year following the seminar.
Professional Development Hours for N.C. Seminars and CEUs. Environmental Resource Center has been designated an Approved Sponsor of continuing professional competency activities by the N.C. State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. This course is worth 8 professional development hours (PDH) and/or 0.8 continuing education units (CEUs).
- Free tip of the week via e-mail, with up-to-the-minute news, regulations, and requirements
- Free subscription to Beyond Compliance, containing information and tools to help you comply with the latest regulations
- Free copies of DOT and EPA guidance and policy memos via our Internet web site
Environmental Resource Center has trained thousands of employees from some of the country's largest companies, as well as federal and state government agencies, on all aspects of EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations. They offer the most comprehensive compliance seminars in the industry and all of their seminars are fully guaranteed.
Their seminars receive excellent reviews from attendees for complete coverage of all applicable regulations, as well as for effective delivery of information. The instructors have actual hands-on experience with the topics they cover. They know what is like to have to comply with the regulations, making them uniquely qualified to train others in the appropriate procedures to follow.
PLEASE NOTE: ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE CENTER NO LONGER ACCEPTS REGISTRATIONS WITH THE "BILL ME" OPTION. ALL WORKSHOPS MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE BY CREDIT CARD.
Our instructors are full-time employees of Environmental Resource Center. Many come from corporate environmental management and all have hands-on experience. In addition to receiving rave reviews for knowledge, our instructors receive equally high marks for making the classes entertaining and the complex material easy-to-understand.
Quote From Past Participants:
"Comprehensive, specific, and useful in daily job functions." -- G. Pierce Wood Memorial Hospital
"Well organized, makes sense of the laws and regulations. This is one of the best I've ever attended." -- Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Past Participants Include:
- 3M Company
- Abbot Laboratories
- Babcock & Wilcox
- BP Oil Company
- CH2M Hill
- Cargill, Inc.
- Delta Airlines
- Dow Chemical
- Exxon Chemical
- Florida Power
- Goodyear Tire & Rubber
- Helene Curtis
- Kimberly Clark
- Nestle Foods
- New York City DOT
- Olin Corp.
- Owens Corning
- Ralston Purina
- Shell Offshore
- Sony Corporation
- Tupperware Mfg.
- US Air
- US Department of Energy
- Warner Lambert