If you are involved in shipping excepted lithium ion or lithium metal batteries, the U.S. Department of Transportation requires the training specified in 49 CFR Part 172.
This interactive online course meets the USDOT training requirements for individuals who perform or direct the functions of packaging, marking, labeling, or loading packages containing excepted lithium batteries for shipment by highway, rail, air or vessel. Excepted lithium batteries are smaller, less energy-dense batteries or cells which qualify for relief from certain regulatory provisions.
In about 60 minutes, you will cover:
You will experience:
If you ship any other hazmat products, you may need additional training. It is the responsibility of your employer to determine what training is required.
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 email@example.com or call 800.578.4955.
How long will I have access to the course content?
Your course access will expire three months (ninety days) after you receive your log in information and first access the course.
The regulations require that I/my employer keep training records. Does this course help with that?
Yes. After passing the course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion.. Under the government regulations, the certificate is valid for two years. You should print and save your certificate for your records. You may access your certificate on-line for a period of 3 years following the completion of your course.The employer remains responsible for maintaining training records.
Will this Training Meet the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Training Requirements?
Yes, if you are involved in shipping excepted lithium ion or lithium metal batteries by highway, rail, air, or vessel.
THE EMPLOYER REMAINS RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING WHAT TRAINING IS REQUIRED.
How do I access the course?
You will receive a link, username, and password to log in within two hours of placing your order (during regular business hours).
The course is interactive and plays in your internet browser. The course saves your progress so you can leave it and resume it later as your schedule permits. . There are two tests you must pass to successfully complete the course; users have access to the course for three months (90 days).
I have multiple employees that need to take this training. Should I buy the course for each employee?
Yes. The name of the individual who took the training is printed on the certificate at the end of the course. Please purchase one license (quantity) for each employee you would like to train.
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