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2021 24-Hour PHMSA HMIT GRANT DOT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS ADVANCED AWARENESS TRAINING PROGRAM

24-hour “Advanced” DOT HAZMAT/Dangerous Goods HMIT Course:

Prerequisite:

All attendees must have attended the 2016-2017 NPETE HMIT Grant 40-hour HAZMAT Regulations and Instructional
Technology Program or NPETE’s 2020-2021, 3 Day PHMSA HMIT GRANT DOT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
REGULATIONS AWARENESS TRAINING WOKSHOP or have at least 3 years or more in dealing with DOT Hazmat as a
main focus of their employment history.

Learning objective: 24-hour Advanced DOT HAZMAT/Dangerous Goods HMIT Course:
In accordance with 49 CFR § 172.704 (HMR), hazmat trainers and employees will be trained and be able to navigate,
define, explain and develop training lesson plans as described in NPETE’s HMIT 20-hour DOT HazMat Regulations
Course topics associated with the HMR. For this course the advanced multi-modal topics will require the learner to
use their established skills and knowledge from previous training for application, problem-solving exercises in a
refresher group format.

Day 1–49 CFR, IATA and IMDG Mutli-Modal Shippers Regulations review of advanced topic exercises to include;

  • Instructor Toolkit Review
  • PSD (ISHP) (BOL/HW Manifest)
  • UN POPS
  • Non-bulk vs Bulk Markings
  • Labeling
  • Loading/Segregation
  • Placarding (Multi-Modal)
  • FMCSA HazMat Drivers (Multi-Modal shipments)
  • Instructional Technology Refresher 3-hour Review

Day 2–Design, Develop and Preparation of Multi-Modal Training Presentation

  • Topic selection by groups of 3 learners
  • Topic must include ground, air, and vessel transportation and include 49CFR 172.704 training requirements
  • HazMat props will be provided for incorporation in training
  • Groups will be allowed 35 minutes for teach backs
  • Groups will be allowed 5 minutes to validate their training presentation topic at the end of their
    presentations to 49CFR, IATA and IMDG

Day 3–Multi-Modal Training Presentations

  • Groups of 3 learners will present their topic
  • 35 minutes for teach back
  • 5 minutes for training validation
  • Evaluated by learner groups and instructors in a 5 minute review
  • Summary and conclusion
    The focus of the course is to illustrate the importance of the 49CFR 172.704 training requirements and expand on the 2016-2017
    PETE HMIT Grant 40-hour HAZMAT Regulations and Instructional Technology Program & NPETE’s 3 Day PHMSA HMIT GRANT DOT
    HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS AWARENESS TRAINING WOKSHOPS held in 2020-2021.

Minimum Class Size:     6

Maximum Class Size:   10 – WHEN WE REACH 10 REGISTRATIONS WILL SHUT DOWN

  • We are not allowed to accept registrations from government employees. We can accept registrations from government contractors and everyone else other than government employees.
  • ALL registrants must disclose their employer’s name.
  • ALL registrants must either be hazmat employees or hazmat employees working for a hazmat employer. Both are defined below. 
  • In accordance with Montgomery County, Maryland COVID-19 guidelines, we will ensure appropriate social distancing in the classroom as well as require every attendee to wear face-covering while attending the class. We will provide hand sanitizer. The classroom will be cleaned each evening before re-entering the classroom the next day. Everyone will be asked about any symptoms associated with COVID-19 and if symptoms are evident then the attendee will not be allowed to attend.
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Online Prerequisite Directions:
The DOT Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (DOT-PHMSA) offers a free online course in hazardous materials transportation. Prior to attending the DOT HazMat Regulations Workshop:
1. Go to the website: http://dothazmat.vividlms.com
2. Begin by setting up an account. On the right-hand side of the page you will see a link for New
Users. Click on Register Now and follow the directions to create a student login.
3. Return to the original website and log in.
4. Complete each of the ten modules listed. The first module is simply an introduction on how the online program works. The program will keep track of each module completed. Note: Every time you see the page where you can SAVE your progress, do it.
5. You can view your progress by selecting the tab for Completed Courses. From this screen you can view each certificate of completion and download a copy for your records.
6. When you have completed all modules, email a copy of all 10 certificates of completion
to margaretmellecker@gmail.com . Please submit them two days prior to the beginning of the course.
Keep in mind this is a DOT-PHMSA program, so any technical issues you have will need to be answered by their technical assistance contact. We estimate this online prerequisite will require 16 hours depending on your previous experience with DOT regulations. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thanks!
Margaret Mellecker

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The definition of a HAZMAT Employer for the purposes of this HMIT Grant is per 49CFR 171.8; Hazmat employer means:

(1) A person who employs or uses at least one hazmat employee on a full-time, part-time, or temporary basis; and who:

(i) Transports hazardous materials in commerce;

(ii) Causes hazardous materials to be transported in commerce; or

(iii) Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs or tests a package, container, or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified, or sold by that person as qualified for use in transporting hazardous materials in commerce;

(2) A person who is self-employed (including an owner-operator of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft) transporting materials in commerce; and who:

(i) Transports hazardous materials in commerce;

(ii) Causes hazardous materials to be transported in commerce; or

(iii) Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs or tests a package, container, or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified, or sold by that person as qualified for use in transporting hazardous materials in commerce;

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49CFR171.8  definition of Hazmat employee means: (1) A person who is:

(i) Employed on a full-time, part-time, or temporary basis by a hazmat employer and who in the course of such full time, part-time or temporary employment directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety;

(ii) Self-employed (including an owner-operator of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft) transporting hazardous materials in commerce who in the course of such self-employment directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety;

(iii) A railroad signalman; or

(iv) A railroad maintenance-of-way employee.

(2) This term includes an individual, employed on a full time, part-time, or temporary basis by a hazmat employer, or who is self-employed, who during the course of employment:

(i) Loads, unloads, or handles hazardous materials;

(ii) Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs, or tests a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified, or sold as qualified for use in transporting hazardous material in commerce.

(iii) Prepares hazardous materials for transportation;

(iv) Is responsible for the safety of transporting hazardous materials;

(v) Operates a vehicle used to transport hazardous materials.

  • IF you do not fall within one or both of these categories you DO NOT qualify to take this training.

This program is provided under a DOT PHMSA HMIT Grant through National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education.

Instructor:  Mr. Raymond C. Davis, NPETE DOT HazMat Master Instructor

  • Registered attendance at this 3-day program earns the attendee 24 CMP’s toward IHMM credential recertification.

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