DOT HAZMAT Title 49 CFR (172.704) 8 HOURS
This training is mandatory for those involved in the hazardous material shipping process. Training is required every 3 years, with initial training to be received within 90 days of employment/change in job function. This course meets both initial and recurrent training requirements. Format of the regulations, general requirements, UPS requirements, training requirements, security awareness, hazard classes, packing groups, use of the hazardous materials table, hazardous substances, marine pollutants, identifying proper shipping names, non-specification and UN specification packaging requirements, exceptions and exemptions, marking, labeling, documentation, emergency response requirements, segregation, and placarding.
DOT HAZ MAT LEVEL TWO DOT HAZMAT 1910.1200 8 – 12 HOURS
(A) First Responder, Awareness Level (FRA):
First responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.
DOT HAZ MAT LEVEL TWO OPERATIONS 1910.1200 24 HOURS
(B) First Responder, Operations Level (FRO):
First responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.