DOT Bulk General Service Tank Cars

Delivery Type: 
- delivery info
Avg. Duration: 
150 Min

DOT Hazardous materials rail car training focuses on the safety and regulatory requirements associated with preparing a rail car for transport.  It provides instructions for anyone who affects transportation by loading, unloading, or securing a rail car for transport.  



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.