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Oct. 27-29| HMW-608| Performance Oriented Packaging| Webinar

Oct 27, 2021 09:00am -
Oct 29, 2021 06:00pm

Event Description

Performance-Oriented Packaging (UN Standard Packaging)

This 3 day course provides instruction in UN performance-oriented packaging.  This training will be useful for professionals in the packaging industry and also for shippers and carriers.  Whether you design packaging, test packaging, buy packaging, sell packaging, fill packaging, or close packaging, this course will help take the mystery out of UN packaging.  The instruction will focus on non-bulk UN Standard Packaging for liquids and solids (other than Classes 1, 6.2, and 7).

Meets applicable requirements for initial and recurrent training.

Regulations Covered

Note: "HMR" means U.S. DOT's 49 CFR "Hazardous Materials Regulations"


Materials Provided:
  • A Copy of the HMR
  • Various handouts including a compliance guide/checklist
Class hours:

Varies According to Time Zone: (You may sign up for either webinar regardless of your time zone)

HMW- 608 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

HMW-608 Optimized for Mountain and Pacific Time Zone

11 AM – 8 PM Eastern Time Daily

10 AM – 7 PM Central Time Daily

9 AM – 6 PM Mountain Time Daily

8 AM – 5 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:
  • (Minimal) Requirements for Packaging Design and Construction
  • Achieving and Maintaining Qualification as a UN Standard Packaging Through Testing
  • Design Qualification Testing
  • Periodic Retesting
  • Production Testing
  • Test Report
  • Closure Instructions
  • Specification Marking
  • Overview of Shipper's Responsibilities and General Packaging Requirements


Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Apr 16, 2021.
Regular registration starts on Apr 17, 2021 and ends on Oct 28, 2021.
Late registration starts on Oct 29, 2021.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 HMW-608| Performance Oriented Packaging| Webinar
Member Fee: $795.00$795.00$795.00
Non-Member Fee: $895.00$895.00$895.00