U.S. Department of Transportation regulations require mandatory training and recurrent training every three years for all personnel who manage or handle hazardous materials, including hazardous wastes. This 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 or wastes. Training requirements include general awareness, function specific activities, and safety and health. This course may be used for completing the general awareness training requirements under 49 CFR 172.704(a).
This is an elective course for the Environmental Management for Industry and Facilities Professional Concentration.