Transportation of Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste (HM/HW) for DoD is a 5 day introductory course that provides a comprehensive understanding of the Department of Transportation's(DOT) HM regulations. The course provides information on the shipper's responsibility for surface transportation of HM/HW with emphasis on hazardous waste. The course is designed to meet the DOT mandatory training requirement (49 CFR 172, Subpart H). This course is DoD/Interservice Environmental Education Review Board (ISEERB) approved. Course highlights include: HM/HW identification and classification, Shipping papers (HW manifest),Packaging, Marking, Labeling, Placarding, Emergency response information.
You will learn to:
Correctly classify and identify HM, hazardous substances (HS), HW, and marine pollutants (MP). Verify that manifests/shipping papers are correctly and completely prepared. Ensure that hazardous property is properly packaged, marked, and labeled. Determine what placards are required for hazardous property shipments. Ensure that DOT emergency response information and training requirements are satisfied.
Who should attend:
This course is designed for personnel who prepare/offer HM/HW for highway shipment and/or sign Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) HW manifests. Those employed by the US Navy or contractors handling HW with a valid US Navy contract and that have a Base Access Card are eligible to attend.