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Jul. 28-29|Optimized for Eastern/Central | HMW-155 Recurrent Multi-Modal Training | Webinar

Jul 28, 2022 09:00am -
Jul 29, 2022 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 HMT-115, HMT-215 and HMT-315, HMT-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 HMT-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 (63rd edition) and the IMDG Code (Amendment 40-20, 2020 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:

HMW-155 Optimized for Eastern and Central Time Zones

9 AM – 6 PM Eastern Time Daily

8 AM – 5 PM Central Time Daily

7 AM – 4 PM Mountain Time Daily

6 AM – 3 PM Pacific Time Daily

Note: There will be a one-hour lunch break after approximately four hours of class time each day. Breaks will be taken during morning and afternoon sessions.

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 Various "Tables" in each Code 

  • 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Table

  • IATA DGR List of Dangerous Goods

  • IMDG Code Index and Dangerous Goods List

  • Distinction Between Cargo Aircraft Only and Passenger Aircraft Shipments

  • Special Provisions

  • Packaging Selection in Each Code

  • Marking and Labeling in Each Code

  • Shipping Paper 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:Webinar
Early registration ends on Jan 18, 2022.
Regular registration starts on Jan 19, 2022 and ends on Jul 28, 2022.
Late registration starts on Jul 29, 2022.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)