Driver Safety Training – Hazardous Materials Transportation

HazMat Transportation Course

Course Description:

This training session will teach you to recognize and identify hazardous materials; understand hazardous material (hazmat) container markings, labels, and placards; load and unload hazardous materials safely; use protective procedures and equipment; avoid accidents with hazardous materials; respond to an emergency; and recognize and respond to security threats.

Course Duration: 29 minutes

Why “Hazardous Materials Transportation” Matters:

It is critical that you:

  • Recognize and identify hazardous materials.
  • Understand hazmat container markings, labels, and placards.
  • Load and unload hazardous materials safely.
  • Use protective procedures and equipment.
  • Avoid accidents with hazardous materials.
  • Respond to an emergency.
  • Recognize and respond to security threats.

Key Points:

The main objective of this session is to help your drivers:

  • Recognize and identify hazardous materials.
  • Understand shipment markings, labels, placards, documentation, and package requirements.
  • Load and unload hazardous materials safety.
  • Use personal protective equipment, or PPE, and procedures.
  • Avoid accidents with hazardous material shipments.
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