DOT HazMat Training

The Transportation of Hazardous Materials
The Department of Transportation under 49 CFR 100-185 identifies employees who require training for the shipment of hazardous materials. Employees that have an affect on the transportation of hazardous materials must be trained before they can conduct any action regarding movement of that material. Training is required initially and repeated every 3 years. 

Hazmat employees are described as those who: 

  • Load, unload, or handle hazardous materials
  • Design, manufacture, fabricate, inspect, mark, maintain, recondition, repair, or tests a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked, certified, or sold as qualified for use in transporting hazardous material in commerce
  • Prepare hazardous materials for transportation
  • Is responsible for the safety of transporting hazardous materials 
  • Operate a vehicle used to transport hazardous materials

A hazardous material is a substance or material that is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce, and includes hazardous substances, hazardous wastes, marine pollutants, elevated temperature materials, etc.

This training will cover:

  • The purpose and use of the hazardous materials table and special provisions
  • Marking 
  • Labeling
  • Shipping Papers
  • Placarding
  • Emergency Response


In-Person Class Procedures due to Covid-19 (PLEASE READ)

While attending classes at our facility the following pandemic measures will apply:

  • Attendees must be symptom free-if it appears you have symptoms you will not be able to attend the class and will be asked to leave;
  • If you feel ill, develop symptoms, or have contact with anyone that is confirmed or suspected of having COViD-19 while attending one of our classes please do not return to the classroom, we will work with you to help you complete the class at a later date;
  • Handwashing must be conducted or hand sanitizer must be used periodically at least-before class, during breaks, after lunch, after coughing or sneezing;
  • The classroom will be set-up to ensure there is at least 6 feet of space between each student-please do not reduce this space and use only your assigned space, we ask that you are cognizant at all times of your movements for the safety and comfort of other attendees;
  • Only bring to class the materials you received from us and nothing else unless instructed otherwise, if you are using electronic materials we have sent you, you may bring your laptop to view those materials;
  • Take all materials with you at the end of each class day, any trash you accumulate must be disposed of by you;
  • We will not provide any food, you will need to consume food on breaks or during lunch outside of our facility;
  • We will allow one drink container in your assigned space, we may provide water bottles but we will not provide any other beverage;
  • We will sanitize the classroom after each class day;
  • If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask or face covering while in our facility please do so, we are not requiring attendees or staff to wear them


Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date.  Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee.  You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person.  Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee.  ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER.  This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.

The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.

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Location

IISC Office
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines , IA 50266

Date & Time

Person(s) to Register