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DOT Packaging Hazardous Materials

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the steps for packaging a hazardous material.
  • Explain how to select appropriate hazardous materials packaging.
  • Describe how to determine and prepare required hazardous materials identifiers, including labels, markings, placards, and shipping papers

Available in English

25 Minutes

DOT Packaging Hazardous Materials is part of our DOT Transportation library. It covers the steps for packaging a hazardous material, how to select appropriate hazardous materials packaging and how to determine and prepare required hazardous materials identifiers, including labels, markings, placards, and shipping papers.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Selecting Packaging
  • Hazardous Materials Identifiers
Regulations
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 172, Hazardous Materials Table, Special Provisions, Hazardous Materials Communications, Emergency Response Information, Training Requirements, and Security Plans
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 173, Shippers – General Requirements for Shipments and Packaging
  • Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 177, Segregation and Separation Chart of Hazardous Materials
  • Chart 15, Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling, and Placarding Guide, US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Guide for Preparing Shipping Papers, US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Package Selection, Marking, and Labeling Requirements, US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • UN Specification Marking Guide, Inmark Packaging Company