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Hazmat: General Awareness Training

This course familiarizes learners with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to help them recognize and identify hazardous materials and provides the general awareness training requirements of 49 CFR 172.704(a)(1). It also provides a “Function-Specific Training Checklist” to help both the employee and employer know what additional function-specific hazmat training will be needed.


Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define key terms, including Hazardous Material, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Hazardous Materials Table, and Hazmat Employee
  • Identify the required parts of hazmat training
  • Verify a material’s hazard classification using the Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Navigate the Hazardous Materials Table to look up information on a hazardous material
  • List the required methods to communicate a hazmat’s hazard type
  • Distinguish between a label, placard, and marking
  • Explain why shipping papers and Emergency Response Information are important
  • Complete a “Function-Specific Training Checklist” to help your employer know what additional hazmat training you will need

Course Details:

Price: $49.95
Duration: 30 min
Pass Mark: 80%
Attempts: 2
Certificate: Yes

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