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Hazmat: Security Awareness, Shipping Functions & 4G Packaging Fabrication
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1/9/2018 to 1/16/2018
When: January 9th, 11th & 16th 2018
2:00 EST
Where: United States
Presenter: Lonnie Jaycox
Contact: Taryn Pyle

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All participants will be given a quiz and certificate after each webinar!

HazMat employers are required to certify that their HazMat employees are trained and evaluated to ensure both basic understandings of the regulations and the specific requirements of their jobs.

The US DOT defines hazardous materials employees as anyone whose job functions directly affects the transportation of hazardous materials, including employees who design, manufacture, test, mark, or otherwise represent packaging’s as qualified for use in the transport of hazardous materials [See: 49 CFR 171.1(a)]. All “Hazmat Employees” as defined in the regulations must receive specified training. [See: 49 CFR §172 Subpart H] within 90 days of starting employment and generally every three years thereafter [See: 49 CFR 172.704].

WEBINAR 1: Hazardous Materials General & Security Awareness 
Tuesday, January 9 | 2:00 P.M. EST
This webinar is a general awareness and security awareness session to familiarize hazmat employees with the structure and concepts of the US Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR). It meets certain requirements of the regulations, makes employees generally aware of their responsibilities under the HMR, and prevents mistakes that can cause non-compliant packaging. This webinar will be approximately 90 minutes long with time for questions. Examination materials will be provided off-line.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identification of Hazardous Materials for the purposes of HMR
  • Hazard Classification System of the HMR
  • Use of the Hazardous materials for shipment
  • Markings and labels for packages of hazardous materials
  • Placarding
  • Documentation: shipping papers
  • Loading, unloading and segregation
  • Understanding of the HMR training requirements
  • Requirements for incident reporting
  • Security awareness

WEBINAR 2: Marking & Labeling 
Tuesday, January 11 | 2:00 P.M EST

The requirements of 49 CFR Subparts D (Marking) and E (Labeling) of Part 172 as applicable to box makers.

  • Identification of the sections in the regulations applicable to printing marks and labels on hazardous materials packaging.
  • Specific regulatory requirements pertaining to required packaging Marks and Labels: size, style, color, background, and placement of labels and marks. 


WEBINAR 3: Boxmaker: Shipper Functions 
Tuesday, January 16 | 2:00 P.M EST
The requirements of 49 CFR Subparts L and M of Part 178 as applicable to box converters.
  • Identification of the “Packing Manufacturer” for the purpose of the regulations. 
  • Definition of a “Different packaging” for the purposes of the regulations as applicable to fiberboard boxes. Particularly focused on the requirements for manufacturing a 4G packaging from a previously manufactured packaging identified in a Design Qualification test report.
  • Specific requirements for hazardous materials packaging[specifically fiberboard (4G) packaging] applicable to box makers and packaging manufacturers.
  • Testing requirements for UN specification packaging. 
  • Record retention.
  • Quality considerations that can influence regulatory compliance.