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Hazardous Materials Shipping and Handling

ENV 154

Hazardous Materials Shipping and Handling

ENV 154

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2.

Provides training pertinent to the mandatory protocols for the shipping and handling of hazardous materials, including packaging, labeling documentation, and placarding. May be offered through Delta College Corporate Services or credit by prior experience as reviewed by the Science Division. (Cannot be counted towards Natural Science credit.) (6-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Comply with requirements under 49 CFR 172, DOT HAZMAT Shipping and transportation.

Objectives:

  • What is DOT
  • Shippers responsibility
  • Identification/classification of Hazardous materials
  • HAZMAT table
  • DOT hazardous communication requirements
  • Loading, blocking, bracing, segregation
  • Packaging