Online Course "IATA"
Recorded course - Available on demand
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Covers the 2019 International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and US DOT PHMSA shipping requirements for air transport of Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials found in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and 49 CFR 171-180.
Topics include: definitions, classification (including environmentally hazardous substance classification), using the IATA Dangerous Goods List (“blue pages”), labeling, marking, packaging requirements unique to air transport, using the packing instructions (“yellow pages”), package segregation (updated in 2018!), exceptions, completing the Dangerous Goods Declaration form, air waybills, state (country) variations, operator (airline) variations and how to use the DOT PHMSA webpage. Does not cover radioactive materials.
The goal of this course is to have the student walk away with a thorough understanding of how to use the IATA DGR, but most importantly, how to ship dangerous goods. The course consists of video instruction, practice problems and an examination. Depending upon whether the student is taking this course as an initial or refresher, students should allocate approximately 10 to 16 hours at the computer in order to complete this course.
Students may stop and restart this course at their own pace. Upon successful completion of an online test, students will be issued a certificate. Students can always call or e-mail an instructor while working on course materials. Students will be provided with an electronic manual that includes slide handouts and other course materials. The student must have the most current version of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations in order to take this course.
Lesson One: Introduction to the DG Regulations and definitions
Lesson Two: Definitions
Lesson Three: State and Operator Variations & Using PHMSA regulation web page
Lesson Four: Classification of Class 1-3
Lesson Five: Classification of Class 4-6
Lesson Six: Classification of Class 7-9 (Rad overview only)
Lesson Seven: Environmentally Hazardous Substance (EHS) Classification
Lesson Eight: Precendence of hazard
Lesson Nine: Introduction to the DG List and selecting proper shipping names
Lesson Ten: Package quantity limits and how to use the Packing Instructions
Lesson Eleven: IATA Special Provisions
Lesson Twelve: Exceptions: Limited Quantity, Excepted Quantity, De Minimis Quantity, others…
Lesson Thirteen: General Packaging Requirements Part I: overpacks, ullage, segregation, salvage packaging, more…
Lesson Fourteen: General Packaging Requirements Part II: internal pressure tests, rules of mixed packages (Q values, etc.), packaging codes
Lesson Fifteen: Specification Packaging Part I: Specifications for combination & single packages; closure instructions
Lesson Sixteen: Specification Packaging Part II: Specifications for IBCs, cylinders and Infectious Category A packages
Lesson Seventeen: Package Marking Part I: Hazard identification: proper shipping name and ID numbers
Lesson Eighteen: Package Marking Part II: Special markings for Category B infectious materials, overpacks, mixed packages, more.
Lesson Nineteen: Package Labels: Hazard labels (Class 1-9), lithium battery package marks/labels, handling labels (orientatin arrrow rules, Cargo Aircraft Only, etc), more...
Lesson Twenty: Introduction to documentation: Airwaybills and Emergency Response information
Lesson Twenty-one: Completing the Dangerous Goods Declaration Part I
Lesson Twenty-two: Completing the Dangerous Goods Declaration Part II
Lesson Twenty-three: Cargo Acceptance and using the IATA Checklists
There are 11 practice problems disbursed throughout the course.
HAZMATEAM is now a member of the Dangerous Goods Training Association (DGTA). DGTA promotes and develops exceptional competence in dangerous goods trainers worldwide through education, communication, networking and voluntary professional certification. For more information, visit www.dgta.org. We are not affiliated with IATA.
DEP TCH: 6 (BC-2017-3175)
NH DES CEUs: 0.8