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Dec. 1-2|Optimized for Eastern/Central | HMW-155 Recurrent Multi-Modal Training | Webinar

Dec 01, 2022 09:00am -
Dec 02, 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 initial and 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"



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 (61st 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:

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 Oct 29, 2022.
Regular registration starts on Oct 30, 2022 and ends on Nov 26, 2022.
Late registration starts on Nov 27, 2022.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 HMW-155| Recurrent Multi-modal | Dec. 1-2 Webinar
Member Fee: $745.00$745.00$745.00
Non-Member Fee: $825.00$825.00$825.00