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Hazardous Materials Transportation: Handling Non-Bulk Packages

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the minimum requirements for complying with the hazardous materials regulations for non-bulk shipments.
  • List the information about hazardous chemicals that can be found in the Hazardous Materials Table.
  • List the information that must be marked on packages to be shipped.
  • Explain how to properly contain hazardous materials for shipping.

Available in English

20 minutes

This lesson is for all workers involved in the proper packaging, labeling, and shipping of non-bulk quantities of hazardous material.

Course Outline
  • What Is Non-Bulk Packaging?
  • Selecting Non-Bulk Packaging
  • Package Markings and Labels
  • Transporting Non-Bulk Packages
Regulations
  • 49 CFR 173 - Shippers-General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings
  • 49 CFR 178 - Specifications for Packagings