DOT Bulk General Awareness and Security

Delivery Type: 
- delivery info
Avg. Duration: 
1 Hr.
General Awareness

Department of Transportation (DOT) requires all employees who affect transportation to be instructed in General Awareness and Security Awareness training, and to be certified by their employer to perform their duties. Additional function specific and safety training are also required. This training meets the requirements of 49CFR, Part 172, Subpart H for DOT General Awareness and Security Awareness training.

Dangerous Goods are solids, liquids or gasses that can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment. They are often subject to chemical reactions.

Anyone who ships, receives or handles hazardous materials that would affect transportation safety.  If you load, unload, fill, package, mark, label, placard, select a package, complete a shipping paper or hazardous waste manifest, segregate hazardous materials on a transport vehicle, block and brace hazardous materials, or classify a hazardous material you need to be trained.

Yes if you ship by air, you will need IATA/ICAO training. If you ship by vessel, you will IMDG training. If you ship by ground, you will need DOT 49 CFR training.

If you are considered a hazmat employee, then you are required by law to be trained. DOT regulations provide for civil and criminal penalties. You and your employer can be assesses a penalty for not being properly trained.