Whether you are shipping hazardous materials via rail, highway, semi-truck, sea or air, you know that training is essential, and required. This training video seeks to help employers comply with the DOT HAZMAT training requirements for those employees who work with, ship, process, load or unload hazardous materials. This training video focuses on teaching the employee how to avoid accidents and how to take measures to protect themselves from injury while handling, moving, or transporting hazardous materials.
The training covers the 9 classes of DOT hazardous materials, and also focuses on the shipping papers and importance of Safety Data Sheets for the materials being handled. Discussion on how to get hazardous materials ready for shipment, hos to properly secure those materials, proper packaging and labeling, as well as the use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
The video also addresses Subpart G of the requirement which requires all “HAZMAT shippers” to provide detailed information on the description, the health hazards of the material, the risk of fire and the precautions to be taken in case of accident, and much more. Finally, a detailed discussion is given on the types of fire extinguishers and how to properly use them, as well as spills of hazardous materials and what to do in case of a spill.
This DOT HAZMAT safety training video is a perfect compliment to the General Awareness DOT video. The DOT HAZMAT safety training video is 22 minutes in length, is available in either an English or Spanish version, and in either DVD or USB Stick format.