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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 (§172.01) as well as shipping paper and placarding requirements. They will also be introduced to FMCSA/CVSA Hazardous Materials Out-of-Service criteria.

Margie Rodriguez 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
04/06/20 to 04/10/20
5807 Guadalupe St., Bldg. N-1
Austin, TX 78752
04/20/20 to 04/24/20
5400 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
05/18/20 to 05/22/20
4491Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
05/18/20 to 05/22/20
6855 Deerpath Rd, Suite G
Elkridge, MD 21075
05/18/20 to 05/22/20
7700 Midlothian Turnpike
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
06/08/20 to 06/12/20
1220 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12226
06/08/20 to 06/12/20
5807 Guadalupe St., Bldg. N-1
Austin, TX 78752
07/13/20 to 07/17/20
98-339 Ponohana Place
Aiea, HI 96701
07/20/20 to 07/24/20
1800 Herr St
harrisburg, PA 17103
08/03/20 to 08/07/20
6401 S Tucson Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85706


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