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DOT CFR 49.171-180; 16Hr Hazardous Chemical Transportation | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites N/A
  • Student Min/Max 1/24
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Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM each day.  The course ends at 4 PM CST on the 2nd day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each module is required to obtain this certification.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 16 Hours
  • Course Summary

    This course will familiarize the student with how hazardous materials must be prepared for transportation. This course will teach the student how to use the Hazardous Material Table, along with function-specific training, in order to ship hazardous materials. The course will explain how to determine what is considered a hazardous materials and how it must be labeled and packaged for all modes of transportation. The course will further explain how to properly fill out the paperwork required for hazardous materials transportation and how it should be placarded for transport.

  • Target Audience
    Employees who work in hazardous environments with exposure to benzene gas.
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of DOT 49 CFR 171-180; Hazardous Chemical Transportation 16hr training, the student will be familiar with:

    What is 49 CFR 172 Subpart H
    Construction of the Federal Code
    How to use the Hazardous Material Table including Appendix “A” and Appendix “B” to classify Hazardous materials
    How to properly fill out Shipping Papers (Bills of Laden, Dangerous Cargo Manifest ETC.) in accordance with DOT regulations
    How to properly mark Bulk and Non-bulk Packaging
    How to label non-bulk packaging
    How to placard bulk packaging and transport vehicles
    Emergency response and reporting requirements
    Training requirements for the Hazmat Employee
    Hazmat Security
    Packaging requirements and testing requirements

  • Practical Learning Objectives
    Work projects for most sections of training
    Hands-on training with marking, labeling, and placarding of Non-Bulk and Bulk Packaging
  • Certification Details
    Written ExamWritten final exam with passing score of 80% is required for completion. If 80% is not achieved, remediation in the material for understanding is required before completion.

    Reference: DOT CFR 49.171-180
  • Validity Period As required by the company.
  • Accreditation or Standard
      • Allowed DOT
        • Cancellation Policy Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Meals Included
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Allowed Printed Course Materials
          • Location
            2916 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to Bring
            Please bring your government issued ID. 
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            *Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          $525 Per Student

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