Description: This course satisfies certification training IAW DoD 4500.09-R, DoDI 5160.68, and 49 CFR to HAZMAT employees requiring general awareness/familiarization and safety training as required by 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Sections 171.8 and 172.704. This course provides general awareness/familiarization and safety training requirements for HAZMAT personnel who require training in the areas specified in 49 CFR, Section 172.704, as well as Military, civilian, and contractor personnel (at any grade level) who require training to fulfill the duties associated with hazardous materials transportation. Course content includes a comprehensive review of the nine hazard classes and documentation pertinent to hazardous material shipments. United States regulations include the Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), as well as U.S. Military regulations. Course topics emphasize vehicle inspections, hazardous materials, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Joint Hazard Classification System (JHCS) data sheets, the HAZMAT Table, communication, security, and the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). This course is a web-based (online) course.
Audience: Personnel who require training in the areas specified in 49 CFR, Section 172.704, as well as Military, civilian, and contractor personnel (at any grade level) who require training to fulfill the duties associated with hazardous materials transportation.
Length: Approximately 4 hours (self-paced learning)
Required Equipment: Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an AKO account. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to complete the course.
- Vehicle Inspection
- Hazardous Materials
- Material Safety Data Sheet
- JHCS Data Sheet
- HAZMAT Table, Communication, and Security
- Emergency Response Guidebook
Special Information This course is considered certification training for HAZMAT personnel as prescribed by DoD 4500.09-R, DoDI 5160.68, 49 CFR, IMDG, IATA, and AFMAN 24-204-IP. Training must be completed every two years to retain certification.