Shipping Hazardous Materials Training

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Training Duration

Approximately 2 hours

Online Training Cost

$174.95

Online Course Topics

  • Introduction of the 49 CFR
  • Administrative requirements
  • Training requirements
  • Definitions, enforcement, and penalties
  • Structure of the 49 CFR
  • Classification of dangerous goods according to 49 CFR and IATA
  • Using the Hazardous Materials Table
  • Selection of the shipping description
  • Packaging requirements
  • UN specification packaging
  • Selection of packaging
  • Using overpacks
  • Marking and labelling
  • Shipping papers
  • Placards
  • Loading and segregation
  • Reporting requirements
  • Exceptions
  • Security awareness

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Shipping Hazardous Materials Training Overview

This online Shipping Hazardous Materials by Ground course is designed for individuals who are responsible for shipping, handling, packaging, transporting, or preparing shipping documents for hazardous goods being shipped by ground in the USA.

I-Cab Recognized CourseI-Cab Recognized Course

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

Shipping Hazardous Materials Training Assessment

Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. You are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.