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Hazardous Materials One-Day Workshops

Registration/More Information

Click here to register online. Please have the course name, date, and location available to enter into the form.

Mail registration form to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20590-0001

FAX registration form to: 202-366-4566

An electronic confirmation will be provided upon receipt of registration.

NOTE: If more than one person will attend from your organization, submit a copy of the form for each attendee.


Looking for more information on Hazardous Materials Transportation?

U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20590-0001

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Upcoming HAZMAT Workshops:

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Workshop Highlights

This one-day workshop provides an overview of how to use the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) and a summary of many of the requirements found in the HMR including:

  • Hazmat transportation training requirements
  • Packaging
  • Hazard Communications
  • Security

Who Should Attend?
Anyone who offers or transports hazardous materials in commerce or has a desire to learn more about US DOT's Hazardous Materials Regulations

Background information

The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) specify requirements for the safe and secure transportation of hazardous materials in commerce by rail car, aircraft, vessel, and motor vehicle. These comprehensive regulations govern transportation-related activities by offerors (e.g., shippers, brokers, forwarding agents, freight forwarders, and warehousers); carriers (e.g., common, contract, and private); packaging manufacturers, reconditioners, testers, and retesters; and independent inspection agencies.

The HMR apply to each person who transports hazmat in commerce;

Causes hazmat to be transported or shipped in commerce; or

Represents, marks, certifies, sells, offers, reconditions, tests, repairs, or modifies packagings as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat.

Hazmat employee job functions also include:

Filling packages; marking and labeling packages; preparing shipping papers; handling, loading, securing and segregating packages within a transport vehicle, freight container or cargo hold.