DOT HAZMAT General Awareness (MARCOM)

DOT HAZMAT General Awareness (MARCOM)


This online DOT HAZMAT General Awareness course focuses on employees who handle as well as transport hazardous materials. The course reviews a number of topics aimed at making employees more aware of situations in which they may encounter hazardous chemicals... and the nature of the hazards associated with the chemicals. Created specifically for the Department of Transportation's HAZMAT training regulation on Handling and Transporting Hazardous Materials, MARCOM's Interactive CD-ROM Course DOT HAZMAT General Awareness provides the information necessary to comply with the regulation's General Awareness training requirement. (While this course can be used by itself, it can also be used as a companion product to MARCOM's DOT HAZMAT Safety Training Interactive CD-ROM Course). Areas covered in the course include the regulation itself, hazardous materials, definitions and classes, hazard communication, hazard indicators, such as labels, shipping papers and placards, where hazardous materials may be encountered, packaging and shipping, transport (trucks, ships, rail, etc.), storage, security issues and more. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today.


Course Topics

This online DOT HAZMAT General Awareness course covers the following topics: 

  • The hazardous materials regulations
  • Hazardous materials in the workplace
  • Shipping Papers and the Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Packing and loading hazardous materials
  • Shipping and Unloading hazardous materials
  • And more


Pass Mark

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.


Certificate Of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.


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There are no prerequisites for this course.