U.S. Compliance is now offering live DOT HazMat webinar training!

DOT Hazardous Materials Webinar Training (49 CFR 171-173, 177 & 178)

Please see below for dates and choose the one that works best for you! There will be two sessions of the DOT Hazardous Ground Shipper Training on each of the webinar dates. Session 1 will run from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, and Session 2 will run from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Each session will be approximately 4 hours long.

If you are not a part of our DOT Subscription Program, the cost for attending the webinar is $299 per attendee. We will contact you prior to the webinar to receive payment via credit card. If you would like more information about signing up for our DOT Subscription Program please call 952-252-3000 and reference the DOT Subscription Program.

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2019 U.S. Compliance DOT Webinar Training Dates

Choose the session that is right for you by clicking on one of the registration links above. Registration for each webinar will close one week before the scheduled date. This will ensure the timely delivery of all reference materials needed to complete the training, as well as certificates to be distributed upon completion of the training. To register, follow the link above that corresponds to your preferred training session and enter in all detail on the registration page. Please note, each registration needs a UNIQUE email address to ensure the registrations is recorded properly. The first and last name noted on the registration will be used on the certificate of completion.

What is the DOT Hazardous Materials Ground Shipper Training?

DOT HazMat Ground Shipper is a training required by the DOT (49 CFR 171-173, 177 & 178) for all employees involved in shipping, preparing to ship, transporting or handling hazardous materials. The training must be repeated every 36 months, and the training must be updated whenever there is a regulation change affecting an employee’s job duties. New employees are required to be trained within 90 days of starting job duties in the applicable areas.

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Who needs the Training?

Employees who:
  • Sign manifests for hazardous materials
  • Load, unload or handle hazardous materials
  • Design, manufacture, fabricate, inspect, mark, maintain, recondition, repair or test a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified or sold as qualified for use in transporting hazardous material in commerce
  • Prepare hazardous materials for transportation
  • Are responsible, or who supervise employees responsible, for safely transporting hazardous materials
  • Operate a vehicle to transport hazardous materials
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What topics will the Training cover?

  • Definition of hazardous materials and HazMat employees
  • Health and physical hazards – chemicals, hazard detection and identification
  • Basic understanding of hazardous materials
  • Requirements during transport
  • Security of hazardous materials in storage and shipment
  • The hazardous materials table
  • Basic packaging requirements, marking and labeling, placarding
  • Shipping papers
  • Emergency response information
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"The results have been nothing less than spectacular - our total EH&S spend as a percentage of operating revenue has dropped nearly 75%, our injury rate is at historic lows, we are actually getting money back from our workers comp carrier and, most importantly, we are in compliance."

Dave Goldberg

CEO - Apex International