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August 15 -17, 2018 HMT-608|Performance Oriented Packaging, Houston, TX

Aug 13, 2018 08:00am -
Aug 15, 2018 01:00pm

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:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

  • Adjourn at 1:00 PM on the last day
  • Please arrive and sign-in between 7:30 - 8:00 AM on the first day
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 Jan 31, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Feb 01, 2018 and ends on Aug 14, 2018.
Late registration starts on Aug 15, 2018.


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $446.25$595.00$595.00
Non-Member Fee: $506.25$675.00$675.00