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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
PHH-40
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.

MORE INFORMATION

Looking for more information on Hazardous Materials Transportation?

U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
PHH-50
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20590-0001

email us at: seminars@dot.gov

Register online today.

Upcoming HAZMAT Workshops:

As new workshops are scheduled they will be posted - check back periodically or contact us at seminars@dot.gov.

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.

Last updated: Thursday, September 5, 2019