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Classroom Shipment of Biological Materials Training IUPUI (DOT) 2021

Jul 1 - Jul 1, 2021


Full course description

Course Introduction

This class is to provide IU employees involved in activities related to hazardous and biological materials transportation with comprehensive guidance for regulatory compliance. Compliance with Department of Transportaion (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) regulations (49 CFR Parts 170-180) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as publishe in the Internationa Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods regulations is a requirement for any person who offers a hazardous material for shipment. Non-compliance with the federal HMR can result in civil or even criminal penalties for the University and the individual(s) responsible for the violation.

This course satisfies the Department of Transportation requirements for training. It is required that the classroom attended be the first time this training is acquired, allowing refresher training to be taken via the online course.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Properly and safely handel, document, package, and transport hazardous materials per requirements.

Module Topics Include

  • Identifying HazMat Employees
  • Identifying Hazardous Materials
  • Transporting Chemicals
  • Training and Recordkeeping

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Management

Other Information

PARKING: The campus Purple and Brown shuttles stop in front of the Lockefield Office building. Parking is available in the Lockefield Garage, just South of the office building on Wishard Blvd. A pay kiosk is located in the garage lobby and will take cash and cards. Although there are meters in the lot of the Lockefield Building, it is rare that a space is available.

Length: 1.5 hours

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees who ship or receive packages containing materials regulted for transport and to all employees who transport hazardous materials.  #iptraining

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