Hazardous Materials Courses
 General Hazardous Materials
Prerequisites for Attendance: Successful completion of at least one of the North American Standard Levels of Inspection (Levels I through V).
Target Audience: Federal, State MCSAP and local law enforcement personnel.
Description: Provides instruction on the laws and the organizations responsible for the regulation of the transportation of hazardous materials (HM). This course is designed to train personnel to inspect HM shipments for compliance with Hazardous Materials Regulations, either on the roadside or at a carrier's or shipper's place of business. Participants are given opportunities to practice the job functions related to the regulation of HM.
Objective: Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the operational use of the Hazardous Materials Table (§172.01) as well as shipping paper and placarding requirements. They will also be introduced to FMCSA/CVSA Hazardous Materials Out-of-Service criteria.
Length: 40 hours