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DOT Hazardous Materials Training General Awareness

About the Course

In the United States, the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires the training of employees involved in commercial transportation of hazardous materials (HAZMAT). This eLearning course is the first in a series of courses on DOT HAZMAT regulations. This online course describes what materials are hazardous and how to identify the hazard classes. Topics in this training course include: Regulations, Classes, and Divisions, Employees and Employers, Identification, Guidebook, and Security. After completing this online learning course, you will be able to identify security programs that are available for the safe transportation of hazardous materials.