General Awareness

COURSE OVERVIEW

The General Awareness Course covers the requirements for 49 CFR, ICAO and IMDG, offering candidates a basic overview for transporting dangerous goods by Road, Air and Sea.

DURATION

Approximately 3 to 4 hours

  • Self Paced Online Training
  • Instructor-Led Online Training
  • Class Room based Training

CONTACT US

PHONE: (281) 821-0500

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

The General Awareness Training Course is suitable for employees handling any class of dangerous goods and only needing to meet the minimum requirements. The General Awareness Training is ideal for candidates starting their career in the transport industry, or candidates requiring a function specific training course.

DGM MATERIALS INCLUDE:

Registration includes a DGM Workbook and certification. Class room courses will receive a laminated Segregation Table for all three modes of transport.TOPICS COVERED IN TRAINING
  • Meets the requirements of 49 CFR
  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Identifying hidden dangerous goods
  • Basic Awareness of the 9 classes of dangerous goods
  • Using an SDS
  • Understanding the correct type and use of packaging
  • Using Correct Marking, Labels and Placarding
  • Using the Segregation Tables
  • Handling and Responsibilities in offering and accepting dangerous goods shipments
  • Emergency Response Information
  • Security