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HMT- 605 | Classifying Hazardous Materials | Jun. 21-23 | Houston

Jun 21, 2017 08:00am -
Jun 23, 2017 05:00pm

Event Description

Classifying Hazardous Materials for Transportation -- 3 Days

This course focuses on obtaining and applying information necessary to classify hazardous materials for transportation. It will include a detailed discussion of each hazard class and division (other than classes 1, 6.2 and 7).

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered:



Prior regulatory compliance training IS NOT necessary for successful completion of this course. However, students should be familiar with the scientific concepts (corrosivity, flammability, toxicity, reactivity) and terminology (flashpoint, pH, lethal dose/lethal concentration) used by the US DOT to define hazard classes.

Materials Provided:

US DOT HMR (49CFR) and ABC Textbook
Students should bring a pocket calculator to class

Class hours:

8AM - 5PM
7:30 - 8AM on the first day
Class ends at 1PM on the last day

Material Covered:

·  Definition and Classification of Hazardous Materials:

·  Hazard Classes/Divisions

·  Packing Groups

·  Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials

·  Hazardous Substances

·  Materials Poisonous by Inhalation (TIH Materials)

·  Marine Pollutants Information Needed to Make an Accurate Classification
·  Proper Shipping Name Selection
·  Overview of Other Regulated Functions

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Nov 20, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Nov 21, 2016 and ends on Jun 19, 2017.
Late registration starts on Jun 20, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 HMT- 605 | Classifying Hazardous Materials | Jun. 21-23
Member Fee: $595.00$595.00$595.00
Non-Member Fee: $675.00$675.00$675.00