DOT Hazmat Training with Vessel Carrier Requirements

The objectives of the DOT Hazmat: Carrier Requirements - Vessel course address the requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials by water found in 49 CFR Part 176 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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About this Course

Who Should take this course?

This DOT Hazmat: Modes of Transportation - Vessel training is part of the core curriculum for DOT Hazmat transportation training and provides students with training on the DOT's requirements for the acceptance and/or transportation of hazardous materials by most commercial vessels, foreign or domestic, when in the navigable waters of the United States.

All workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials by water should receive this training.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the general operating handling, stowage, and segregation requirements for transporting hazardous materials by commercial vessel;
  • Define special requirements for transport vehicles and barges;
  • Identify segregation requirements for specific classes of hazardous materials and exceptions to those requirements;
  • Compare the uses of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code IMDGC) with the HMR for similarities and differences; and
  • Identify and apply the incident reporting requirements.

Topics Covered

Section 1 - Module Overview

Section 2 - General Operating Requirements

Section 3 - Handling and Stowage Requirements

Section 4 - Segregation of Hazardous Materials

Section 5 - Requirements for Explosives

Section 6 - Requirements for Specific Materials

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