DOT CFR 49.171-180; 4Hr Hazardous Chemical Transportation
The DOT CFR 49.171-180; 4 Hr Hazardous Chemical Transportation course will introduce the student to the world of hazardous materials and how they must be handled for transportation. This course will give the student a general awareness, in reference to handling hazardous materials. It will explain the considerations for determining what is considered a hazardous material and how it must be handled for transportation for all modes of transportation. The course is an overview of: the paperwork required for its transportation and how it must be handled; packaging required for the product; how the packaging must be marked and type markings required; and the requirements for loading and unloading such materials.
The course will also introduce how to recognize markings and what they mean, along with how they should be placed on the packaging. The student will also learn in a general way what to do in an emergency, understanding an “Emergency Response Guidebook” and how to use it.