DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training : Shipping Papers
In accordance with the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations 49 CFR Part 172 Subpart H.
Does not include general awareness, security awareness, and modal specific training
“I am new to this field and this Shipping Papers course let me easily understand the DOT regulations and details that I need to help prepare shipping papers when transporting hazardous goods.”
Jessica Anders, Intern Hazmat Documentation Department
“Preparing shipping papers is tricky and tedious. I used this short training to improve my knowledge and get more details after taking the DOT 4 hour course. Really Helpful!”
Sam Mendez, Logistics Operator For Hazmat
Our DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course is designed for hazmat employers and hazmat employees involved in the preparation and use of shipping papers for the transportation of hazardous materials.
A shipping paper provides a record of what is being transported and provides first responders with necessary information for emergency response.
The course will provide a step-by-step guide to complete the hazardous materials shipping papers, including the basic description, additional description requirements, and the shipper’s certification.
This function specific training will broaden the learner’s knowledge of the hazardous materials shipping papers acquired during the DOT Hazmat Transportation: General Awareness Training.
Some of the benefits of HAZWOPER OSHA Online Training
Once the required study time of the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers Training has been completed, you can take the final exam. When you pass the final exam, you will receive an electronic course completion certificate that will be emailed to you immediately.
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This course is taken entirely online, and the material can be accessed anywhere, anytime from a computer, iPad®, iPhone®, or an Android® device of your choice. All you need is a fast internet connection and access to a web browser. All of our courses are built using HTML 5, making them more compatible with the browser on your mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet).
Our Learning Management System tracks your progress, allowing you to switch between your computer and mobile device without retaking any training content.
The core objective of the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course is to familiarize workers with the function specific training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172 Subpart H.
After completion of the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers Training course the learner will be able to:
- Understand the purpose and applicability of the Hazardous Materials Regulations;
- Identify documents that may qualify as shipping papers;
- Discuss the general requirements for preparing shipping papers and exceptions to these requirements;
- Discuss the additional shipping description requirements for transportation of hazardous materials by air, rail, highway, and water; and
- Explain the purpose of the hazardous waste manifest and the pertinent information that must be included in the document.
This course is designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers and is updated and reviewed as soon as new requirements or regulations are issued by OSHA, DOT, and other regulatory agencies. The course meets the compliance requirements of the United States Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR 49 CFR Parts 171-180).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.
A Final Note
In order to ensure compliance with federal regulations, always consult a current copy of the HMR and any subsequent final rules published in the Federal Register.
It is important to remember that attending a training course on its own will not make a worker competent. Competence is developed over time by implementing the knowledge acquired through a training course to on-the-job work processes. Therefore, in addition to this online course it is important that you receive additional on-site training from your employer.
As an employer, do you want to train your employees as a team? Do your employees want to learn from a qualified instructor?
HAZWOPER OSHA offers customized group instructor-led training (ILT). We facilitate virtual training for groups of all sizes, led by OSHA-authorized trainers who guide individuals through the key topics of the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course as per the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) 49 CFR Part 172 Subpart C.
We can customize this DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course with your workplace-specific requirements so you can quickly and easily meet your workplace safety and health training goals.
Rates for the ILT course depends on the number of participants and changes required (if any) to the course content.
- Course(s) of your choice,
- Preferred date for scheduling the training, and
- Number of employees expected to be trained.
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In-Person Group Training
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- Location for the training, and
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‘Large corporations often operate and manage in-house learning management systems (LMS).’
We understand this statement and are ready to support employers in fulfilling their safety training goals by providing you with SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 compatible safety training course files.
If you are in search of SCORM compliant safety training courses developed in compliance with OSHA, HAZWOPER, NFPA 70E, DOT Hazmat, and RCRA safety regulations, then you are at the right place!
As experts in the field of safety training, we at HAZWOPER OSHA Training are aware of the various methods employers use to train their employees. Therefore, we are prepared to develop customized SCORM packages to suit your organization’s safety training needs. As such, we can convert this online DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training : Shipping Papers course into a SCORM package to enable you to train your employees using your company’s LMS, making training accessible and hassle-free.
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All our courses are designed to take a specific amount of time. However, some students may get through the course more quickly, while others may take longer to complete their training. This DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course will take around 2 hours to complete.
One of the most frequently cited safety violations of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) is a failure of the transporter to properly describe hazardous materials on the accompanying shipping papers. This course will provide detailed guidance on the general requirements for preparing shipping papers including identifying documents that may qualify as shipping papers, the special listing considerations when both hazardous and non-hazardous materials are listed on the same shipping paper, the additional shipping description requirements for transport by air, rail, highway, and water, the requirements relating to hazardous substances and marine pollutants, the purpose of the hazardous waste manifest, and recordkeeping requirements.
The DOT Hazmat transportation training requirements are outlined in Subpart H of Part 172 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
This particular DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course will enable employees to gain a more in-depth understanding of the various general shipping paper requirements and other specific shipping paper requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Table (HMT).
Hence, all hazmat employers and employees who prepare hazardous materials for shipment or engage in the actual transportation of hazardous materials in commerce must receive adequate training to understand and interpret the requirements set forth in the HMT.
This DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers Training course is specifically suited to:
- To broaden the knowledge of individuals who have completed our 4-hour DOT Hazmat Transportation: General Awareness Training course.
- Common, contract, and private carriers who transport hazardous materials in commerce;
- Shippers who offer hazardous materials in commerce for transport within states, between states, or internationally;
- Workers involved in preparing shipping papers used for the commercial transportation of hazardous materials, chemicals, and hazardous waste;
- Personnel who sign hazardous material shipping papers or hazardous waste manifests;
- Employees handling hazmat packages at any point in the transportation value chain including those handling and accepting hazmat packaging for freight forwarding; and
- Compliance officers who certify that all applicable requirements of the HMR are being met.
The DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) and specifically includes guidance pertaining to 49 CFR Part 172 Subpart C.
For both general and function specific guidance on the U.S. DOT’s hazmat regulations, enroll for our 10-Hour DOT Hazmat Transportation: Advanced General Awareness Training course.
This DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers Training certificate has a 3-year validity period. Individuals must re-take this DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers course when their safety training certificate expires in order to renew their certification and fulfill the DOT’s recurrent training requirements.
Yes. Employees whose job function directly affects the safe transportation of hazardous materials must receive training within 90 days after employment or a change in job function.
Hazmat employees must receive recurrent training at least once every three years. For employees involved in the transportation of hazardous materials by air, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires recurrent training once every two years
In addition, according to 49 CFR 172.702(b), the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers Training certification must also be updated whenever the DOT issues a new regulation or revises any existing regulations. No employee can perform any activities under the new or revised DOT regulations unless he/she has undergone training which incorporate the new and/or revised rules and regulations.
To renew the DOT Hazmat Function Specific Training: Shipping Papers safety training certification, this course must be taken again.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
On the successful completion of the final exam, you will immediately be able to download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.