DOT Hazmat Security Awareness Training

The objectives of this DOT Hazmat: Security Awareness course address the Federal Department of Transportation training requirements for 49 CFR 172.704(a)(4).

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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About this Course

The objectives of this DOT Hazmat: Security Awareness course address the Federal Department of Transportation training requirements for 49 CFR 172.704(a)(4).

Per 49 CFR 172.704(a)(4)

Security Awareness Training. No later than the date of the first scheduled recurrent training after March 25, 2003, and in no case later than March 24, 2006, each hazmat employee must receive training that provides an awareness of security risks associated with hazardous materials transportation and methods designed to enhance transportation security. This training must also include a component covering how to recognize and respond to possible security threats. After March 25, 2003, new hazmat employees must receive the security awareness training required by this paragraph within 90 days after employment.

Who Should take this course?

This course is the DOT Hazmat Security Awareness Training that is part of the core curriculum for DOT Hazmat transportation training.

In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Department of Transportation has made Security Awareness part of General Awareness training. This training is also available as part of DOT Hazmat Basic General Awareness Training (4 Hour) and DOT Hazmat Advanced General Awareness Training (10 Hour).

All workers involved in the transportation, manufacture, or use of hazardous materials should receive this training.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the security threats and targets associated with transporting hazardous materials;
  • Explain methods of enhancing hazardous materials transportation security, especially while en route;
  • Describe the tools that will help prevent security breaches; and
  • Understand the requirements for an in-depth security plan.

Topics Covered

Section 1 - Course Overview

Section 2 - Potential Targets and Threats

Section 3 - En Route Security

Section 4 - Prevention Tools

Section 5 - In-depth Security Plans

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