Summary

For Drivers / Transporters


Class informs students of the current regulations pertaining to hazardous materials transportation including hazardous waste in California. Students will also be informed of the post 9/11 DOT security regulations HM-232.

What You'll Learn:

How to transport hazardous materials in California, all the latest regulatory changes, plus receive updates on key legislative actions. Topics include:

DOT HAZMAT FOR DRIVERS


  • Intent of Hazardous Materials Regulations:
    • Safe Drivers and Equipment
    • Hazmat Transport
    • Shipper, Carrier, Driver Responsibilities
  • Loading / Unloading of Hazardous Materials:
    • General Requirements
    • Cargo Heater Rules
    • Precautions for Specific Hazards: Class 1 Explosives, Class 4 Flammable Solids, Class 5 Oxidizers, Class 2 Compressed Gases, Division 2.3 or 6.1 Poisonous, Class 7 Radioactive, and More
    • Hazardous Materials Segregation
  • Bulk Packaging Marking, Loading and Unloading
    • Markings
    • Tank Loading
    • Flammable Liquids
    • Compressed Gas
  • Driving and Parking Rules
    • Parking with Explosives (Div 1.1, 1.2, 1.3)
    • Parking a Placarded Vehicle For All Hazard Classes
    • Attending Placarded Parked Vehicles
    • No Flares!
    • Route Restrictionsin California: Explosives, Inhalation Hazards, Radioactive Materials, General Routing Requirements
    • No Smoking regulations
    • Refueling With Engine Off
    • Fire Extinguisher Requirements
    • Check Tires
    • Shipping Papers Location
    • Emergency Response Information
    • Equipment for Chlorine
    • Stop Before Railroad Crossing
  • Hazardous Materials Emergencies
    • Emergency Response Guidebook
    • Accidents / Incidents
    • Fires
    • Responses to Specific Hazards
    • Required Notification
    • National Response Center (800) 424-8802
    • Chemtrec (800) 424-9300
    • California Immediate Spill Reporting
    • Classifications of Hazardous Materials
  • Truck and Container Identification
    • Marking a package
    • Container Labeling
    • Placarding a Vehicle
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations
    • Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest
    • Hazardous Waste Labeling
    • New 2018 e-Manifest Rules


Who Should Attend:

Anyone who must comply with Federal and California hazardous waste / materials rules and regulations:

  • HAZMAT Endorsed Drivers
  • Drivers Qualifying for HAZMAT Endorsement
  • Transporters of Hazardous Materials

SPILL KIT USAGE  PRESENTED IN CLASS

(HANDS ON AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE SESSIONS)

LABELING/ PLACARD / MARKING

AND SEGREGATION CHARTS INCLUDED

(Private Group Classes Available Starting June 2019 - Call For Group Rates)

REVIEW OF REGULATIONS FROM SEC 9 OF THE CALIFORNIA COMMERCIAL DRIVER HANDBOOK

THIS COURSE IS ALSO A "CRASH COURSE"FOR DRIVERS NEEDING TO PASS THE CALIFORNIA HAZMAT ENDORSEMENT TEST

Federal (DOT) & California Specific (DMV) - $250

Environmental Health & Safety Training

SOCAL HAZMAT  (714) 425-9915 

NEW CLASS 2019

DOT TRAINING: EVERY 3 YEARS

Safety Management Systems

ERG BOOK INCLUDED

DOT HAZMAT FOR DRIVERS / TRANSPORTERS

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ENDORSEMENT TRAINING

COMPLIMENTARY QUALITATIVE FIT TESTING AVAILABLE

FOR HALF FACE RESPIRATORS  (ADVANCED NOTIFICATION REQUIRED)

Regularly Scheduled Classes held on campus at Cal-State University Fullerton

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS POCKET GUIDE PROVIDED TO EACH STUDENT

JEANNETTE SANDOVAL

2019 STUDENT-OF-THE-YEAR