DOT HAZMAT: Carrier Requirements – Vessel Training

DOT HAZMAT: Carrier Requirements – Vessel Training

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Course Overview

Our 100% online DOT HAZMAT Training: Carrier Requirements – Vessel course provides training for employees involved with HAZMAT shipment by water, such as those who package, load or unload hazardous materials for shipment. Based on Federal DOT regulations in 49 CFR Part 176.

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Who Should Take This Course?

Our DOT HAZMAT Training Online: Carrier Requirements – Vessel course is designed for all employees involved in the shipment of hazardous materials by water, such as persons who package or load/unload hazardous materials for shipment.

Based on Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations in 49 CFR Part 176, the course material focuses on the DOT requirements for shipping hazardous materials by water. Training topics include operating requirements, handling and stowage requirements, segregation of hazardous materials, requirements for explosives, and requirements for incident reporting, among others.

For information on DOT HAZMAT training requirements or the DOT HAZMAT courses we offer, visit our DOT HAZMAT Training page.


Fully Narrated Training

DOT Hazmat Vessel Carrier Demo

Listen | Watch | Read | Interact


Course Format

This is a 100% online, fully narrated course. The training is self-paced and available 24/7.

Designed by Certified Outreach Trainers, this DOT HAZMAT course includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online within our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS), using a computer with an internet connection. For your convenience, it can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed. Students are given 6 months to complete the course after enrollment. We are so certain you will be satisfied with your experience, that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee*.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. We’ll also mail you a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. The card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.


Course Pricing

   
DOT HAZMAT Training: Carrier Requirements – Vessel $49.95
   

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1
Section Title
Course Overview
1 General Operating Requirements
Using the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG) | Training | Hazmat preparation | Shipping papers and packaging certificate | Stowage and segregation | Dangerous cargo manifest | Inspections of holds and compartments | Emergency and damaged packaging | Deceptive practices | Vessel repair. 
2 Handling and Stowage Requirements
Hazardous materials handling and stowage | Responsible person | Stowage requirements | Alternative stowage | Stowage on deck | Transport vehicles, freight containers, and portable | Handling packages. 
3 Segregation of Hazardous Materials
Segregation requirements | The Segregation Table | Special requirements for ferries and barges.
4 Requirements for Explosives
Explosives and responsible person | Loading and unloading requirements | Regular stowage and magazine stowage | Segregation of explosive materials | Firefighting | Handling Class 1 explosives. 
5 Requirements for Specific Materials and Incident Reporting
Defective packages | Compressed gas | Flammable and combustible liquids | Flammable solids and organice peroxide | Ammonium nitrate | Poisons | Radioactive materials | Hazardous materials incident report | Marine pollutants. 
Course Exam

Additional Training

dot-hazmat-vessel-boatHAZMAT employers are required to train new HAZMAT employees within 90 days of employment or assuming new HAZMAT related job responsibilities. Direct supervision is required of the employee performing a hazardous material function until training is complete. DOT requirements specify HAZMAT employees need to be retrained and tested at least once every three years. Water carriers where HMR applies must train and test HAZMAT employees as required prior to involving them in the transportation of hazardous materials.

Please note that this DOT HAZMAT Training Online course is not meant to replace company-specific or function-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace. Employers need to evaluate employee needs for additional DOT hazardous material training and training in the use of personal protective equipment used on the job.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

Course Objective

The objective of this DOT HAZMAT Vessel Carrier Requirements course is to address 49 CFR Part 176 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) for hazardous materials transportation.


Learning Objective

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the operating, segregation, handling, and stowage requirements involved in the transportation of hazardous materials by water
  • Determine any special requirements
  • Know the segregation requirements and exceptions for specific classes of hazardous materials
  • Determine the differences between International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDGC) and the HMR
  • Understand reporting requirements for incidents and accidents.

 

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Sample Course Slide

Course Sections

This course consists of 5 sections within our Online Training System (OTS), and each section is fully narrated and interactive. Quiz questions within each section help the student retain the knowledge needed for the final exam.

Module 1
Section Title
Course Overview
1 General Operating Requirements
2 Handling and Stowage Requirements
3 Segregation of Hazardous Materials
4 Requirements for Explosives
5 Requirements for Specific Materials and Incident Reporting
Course Exam

Course Exam

 
  • The final exam for this course consists of 10 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • A 70% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.
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Sample Quiz / Test Question

Accreditation

This DOT HAZMAT Training: Carrier Requirements – Vessel course was designed by Certified Outreach Trainers and is based on the DOT regulations found in 49 CFR Part 176.


DOT HAZMAT Certification

certificationOnce the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course DOT HAZMAT Certificate of Completion which is provided in PDF format. We’ll also mail you a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. The card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.

 

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