Loading Training

If your company ships lithium ion or lithium metal batteries, the U.S. Department of Transportation requires the training specified in 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H. This online course meets the U.S. DOT training requirements for individuals who perform or direct the functions of packaging, marking, labeling, or loading packages containing lithium batteries for shipment by highway, rail, air or vessel. The course covers both excepted and fully regulated lithium batteries. Duration: Approximately 2.5-3 Hours

Course Objectives:
•A definition of what “hazardous materials” are
•The nine classes of hazardous materials set out in the regulations
•An overview of what lithium batteries are and why they are potentially hazardous
•Lithium battery general awareness
•Packaging and package selection (both UN packaging and non-UN packaging types)
•Marking, labeling, and documentation requirements
•Safety, emergency response, and security awareness
•The shipper’s responsibilities in the transportation process

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