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General Hazardous Materials

Course Number: 
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.


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.


Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the operational use of the Hazardous Materials Table (ยง172.01) as well as shipping paper and placarding requirements. They will also be introduced to FMCSA/CVSA Hazardous Materials Out-of-Service criteria.

Margie Mcqueen
Safety Programs Manager:
National Training Center
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590
United States
Phone: 202-657-2827
Fax: 877-561-1787
Business Hours:
9:00am-5:00pm ET, M-F

Upcoming Classes for the Course

list of upcoming classes for this course
Class Date Location
04/23/18 to 04/27/18
OSL 4615 West Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada 89118
04/30/18 to 05/04/18
OSL 7919 Independence Blvd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
05/07/18 to 05/11/18
OSL 6855 Deerpath Rd., Suite G
Elkridge, Maryland 21075
05/14/18 to 05/18/18
OSL 1220 Washington Ave.
Albany, New York 12226
05/21/18 to 05/25/18
OSL 601 Kamokila Blvd., Room 511
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
06/11/18 to 06/15/18
OSL 5880 S 6th St.
Springfield, Illinois 62703
06/11/18 to 06/15/18
OSL 601 North 7th Street
Sacramento, California 95811
06/25/18 to 06/29/18
OSL 5807 Guadalupe St., Bldg. N-1
Austin, Texas 78752
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