Initial Hazardous Materials Transportation (49CFR) Certification Course
December 9-10, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation 49CFR172.704 requires mandatory training and recurrent training every three years for all personnel who manage or handle hazardous materials, including hazardous wastes. The requirement applies to employees that select or fill packages, label containers, fill out shipping papers, load or unload cargo vehicles or containers, operate transportation equipment, or are responsible for the safe transportation of hazardous materials/wastes. This is required for all Hazardous Waste generators in accordance with 40CFR262 subpart C. Training requirements include general awareness, function specific activities, and safety and health. The 16-Hr. Hazardous Materials Transportation Course meets the requirements of 49 CFR 172.704 for the initial training.