General Awareness Training

Item No. SHPGA2018
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If you handle hazmat or dangerous goods, the U.S. Department of Transportation requires the general awareness training specified in 49 CFR Part 172.704 be taken every three years. This interactive online course meets the general awareness training requirements.

This 90 minute multi-modal course will cover:

  • An introduction to hazardous materials/dangerous goods
  • Why training is important and what the requirements are
  • Which agencies set the requirements, and the publications which state their requirements
  • The transport chain, including shipper and operator responsibilities within it
  • Dangerous goods classifications
  • General packing requirements and proper package selection
  • How to mark/label packages correctly
  • How to correctly document hazmat shipments

You will experience :

  • A fully interactive environment, with built-in learning checks and a final exam.
  • A convenient online platform, allowing you to stop at any point and return later to where you left off.
  • Easy record-keeping and a certificate of completion, which is valid for three years from the date you successfully complete the course. The certificate will be saved in your online account and can be e-mailed, downloaded or printed.
  • Access to the course for a ninety day (3 month) period to complete your training

This course is an overview of the regulations, and is not for qualification or certification. This course is NOT for personnel who are responsible for acceptance checklists and regulatory review to determine compliance for a given shipment. Employees responsible for determining if packages comply with relevant regulations and employees responsible for certifying shipments (by signing a dangerous goods declaration or Hazmat Bill of Lading) will require additional training as specified by their employer.

You will receive your access link along with your log-in credentials within approximately 2 hours of your purchase during regular business hours. Each user must have a valid email address in order to receive their credentials. Invalid credit card info, missing user info, or freight quote requirements for other items on your order will delay training activation.

If you are placing this order on behalf of another user, or are placing an order for multiple users, please let us know the name(s) of the users (so that the certificates are accurate). You may email or call 800.621.5808.

Country Of Origin US
Manufacturer Number SHPGA2018
Technical Information
UNSPSC Code 86101716