If you perform any of the following tasks, with regards to hazardous materials, you are considered a HazMat employee and must receive training.
- Completing shipping papers
Employees who fall under these categories should attend training provided by EH&S or a qualified third party vendor.
Exceptions to this training requirement include:
- Hazardous materials not shipped in commerce.
- Employees who receive packages of hazardous materials.
- All radioactive materials must be shipped through radiation safety (515-2894)
The training requirements for DOT/IATA certification consists of four parts:
- General Awareness
- Security Awareness
If you have taken a third party training course that meets the requirements listed above, please send a scanned copy of your certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Training should be taken before the employee ships any hazardous materials and should be refreshed every 2 years.
For employees who ship biohazards/dry ice, function specific training is available.