About this Course
The objectives of this DOT Hazmat: Function Specific - Shipping Papers course address the Federal Department of Transportation training requirements for 49 CFR 172.704(a)(2)(i).
Per 49 CFR 172.704(a)(2)(i)
Function-specific Training. (i) Each hazmat employee must be provided function-specific training concerning the requirements of this subchapter, or exemptions or special permits issued under subchapter A of this chapter, that are specifically applicable to the functions the employee performs.
Who should take this course?
This DOT Hazmat: Function Specific - Shipping Papers course was developed to help you properly complete shipping papers for the transportation of hazardous materials. This course expands upon the knowledge of shipping papers received as part of Basic General Awareness and is included in Advanced General Awareness Training.
Workers involved in the transportation, manufacture, or use of hazardous materials who require more than basic knowledge of shipping papers should receive this training.
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Explain the purpose of shipping papers;
- Demonstrate how to fill out a shipping paper;
- Describe guidelines related to the emergency response number;
- Compare shipper's certification requirements for domestic, international, and
- air shipments; and
- Identify record retention requirements for shipping papers relating to
- hazardous materials.
Section 1 - Course Overview
Section 2 - About Shipping Papers
Section 3 - Completing Shipping Papers Steps 1-3
Section 4 - Exemptions and Special Permits
Section 5 - Requirements by Mode of Transportation
Section 6 - Technical Names, Exceptions, and Additional Information
Section 7 - Hazardous Substances and Radioactive Materials
Section 8 - Shippers Certification
Section 9 - General Formatting and Emergency Response
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