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Private Event-DGAC HMW-155 Training for PPG

May 11, 2021 09:00am -
May 12, 2021 06:00pm

Event Description

This 2 day course reviews the basic skills needed to prepare, offer and accept shipments of hazardous materials by ground, air and water.  As an alternative to taking HMW-115, HMW-215 and HMW-315, HMW-155 reduces training costs, travel expenses and time away from the office.  Instruction will focus on non-bulk packages.

Meets applicable requirements for recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

HMR, DGR and IMDG Code
  • "HMR" means U.S. DOT's 49 CFR "Hazardous Materials Regulations"
  • "DGR" means IATA's "Dangerous Goods Regulations"
  • "IMDG Code" means IMO's "International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code"

There are no prerequisites for this course, however recurrent training is not intended to be initial training and we strongly encourage students to complete an appropriate initial training course at least once prior to enrolling in this recurrent training course.

The training methodology used in this course assumes the student has prior knowledge and is not designed to be your initial exposure to the information.

Approriate prior training would include the HMW-150 or equivalents.

Course Materials:

DGAC Will Provide:

  • A copy of the U.S. DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)
  • A Course Textbook
  • Various handouts including a compliance guide/checklist

​Students will need to provide their own individual copies of the IATA DGR (62nd edition) and the IMDG Code (Amendment 39-18, 2018 edition).

A limited number of loaner copies of the IATA DGR and IMDG Code may be available from DGAC. A deposit will be required and a shipping and handling fee will apply.    

Class hours:


9 AM – 6 PM  Eastern Time Daily 


Material Covered:
  • Discussion of the Relationship Between the Requirements of the US DOT, ICAO and IATA, and IMO

  • DOT Authorization to Use the International Standards for Air and Water Shipments within the United States

  • Organization and Structure of the HMR, DGR and IMDG Code

  • Classification of Hazardous Materials in Each Code

  • Hazard Classes/Divisions

  • Packing Groups

  • UN/NA/ID numbers as appropriate

  • Precedence of Hazards for Multiple-Class Materials

  • Proper Shipping Name Selection

  • Technical Names

  • Hazardous Substances

  • Marine Pollutants

  • Materials Poisonous by Inhalation (TIH Materials)

  • Use of the Hazardous Materials Table and equivalent in each code (49 CFR Hazardous Materials Table, IATA DGR List of Dangerous Goods, and IMDG Code Dangerous Goods List)
  • Differences Between Cargo Aircraft Only and Passenger Aircraft Shipments

  • Special Provisions

  • Packaging Selection in Each Code

  • Marking and Labeling in Each Code

  • Shipping Paper/Transport Document Requirements (Unique documents such as the Air Waybill and Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods, the IMO Dangerous Good Declaration; Descriptions, Certifications and Signature) in Each Code

  • Placarding

  • Container Packaging Certificate

  • Transporting Air Shipments to and from Airports

  • Transporting Vessel Shipments to and from Ports

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Mar 03, 2021.
Regular registration starts on Mar 04, 2021 and ends on May 06, 2021.
Late registration starts on May 07, 2021.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Private Event DGAC HMW-155 Training for PPG
Member Fee: $595.00$595.00$595.00
Non-Member Fee: $595.00$595.00$595.00