DOT Fundamentals of Hazardous Materials

Hazardous materials are defined as materials that could adversely affect the safety of the public, handlers, or carrier workers during transportation. The DOT Fundamentals of Hazardous Materials online course offers awareness-level knowledge for aquatic professionals that can help them save lives in high-risk work environments, particularly those that involve transporting hazardous materials.

DOT Fundamentals of Hazardous Materials training focuses on the following topics, while the online format allows students to learn at their own pace:

  • Explain what hazardous materials are and describe why it is important to transport hazardous materials safely
  • List the steps required to transport hazardous materials safely, the roles of individuals and companies involved in the transportation process, and the classes of hazardous materials that may be transported
  • Describe the reference tools available to help workers ensure the safe transport of hazardous materials

Successful completion of this 1-hour online course earns a Record of Completion. IACET CEUs are not available for this course.