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May 7-11, 2018 | HMT-150 |Initial Multi-Modal Houston, TX

May 07, 2018 08:00am -
May 11, 2018 05:00pm
Houston, TX

Event Description

HMT-150 - Preparing Hazardous Materials (Dangerous Goods) for Transportation by Multiple Modes - Initial Training 5 Days

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"
Prerequisite: None
Materials Provided:
  • A Copy of the HMR
  • A Course Textbook
  • Various handouts including a compliance guide/checklist

A limited number of "loaner" DGRs and IMDG Codes can be provided by DGAC for your use during the course.  

Class hours:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

  • Adjourn at 3:00 PM on the last day
  • Please arrive and sign-in between 7:30 - 8:00 AM on the first day
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:Training
Early registration ends on Jan 31, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Feb 01, 2018 and ends on May 10, 2018.
Late registration starts on May 11, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 HMT-150: Preparing Hazardous Materials for Transportation by Multiple Modes
Member Fee: $858.75$1145.00$1145.00
Non-Member Fee: $971.25$1295.00$1295.00