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EOS 016: Shipping of Dangerous Goods

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Duration:
3 Hours
Warning! You may be in violation of Federal Law and create a public safety hazard if you ship dry ice, hazardous materials, or any other “Dangerous Goods” unless you have received specific training and the material is properly packaged and labeled.

"Dangerous Goods" include, but are not limited to, materials that are flammable, combustible, corrosive, reactive, oxidizing, toxic, radioactive, infectious, asphyxiating, elevated in temperature, or compressed, including aerosol cans. Dry ice is also regulated.

The transportation of dangerous goods regulations require that, with few exceptions, every person engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the area of handling such goods.

Who Should Attend:
Required prior to and every 2 years thereafter for all University employees who transport, causes to be transported or ship dangerous goods to include flammable, combustible, corrosive, reactive, oxidizing, toxic, radioactive, infectious, asphyxiating, elevated in temperature, or compressed, including aerosol cans, dry ice, infectious and/or diagnostic specimens.
Topics Covered:
  • US DOT Hazmat General Awareness & Familiarization
  • US DOT Hazmat Function-Specific Training
  • US DOT Hazmat Safety
  • US DOT Hazmat Security
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Acceptance & Handling
  • Marking, Labeling, Identification, Classification, & Packing Requirements
  • Reporting Requirements
  • ALARA Principles
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Written Examination

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