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DOT Hazmat General Awareness


This course is designed to provide you the basic information about hazardous materials and Hazardous Material Regulations ("HMR"). Also, after completing this course, you will be able to determine the required shipping documents and other necessary requirements of dealing with the hazardous material.


  • Understand the basics of the Hazardous Material Regulations ("HMR")
  • Identify the Hazardous Materials ("HazMat") with which you work
  • Understand HazMat training requirements
  • Determine the required information for shipping documents
  • Determine the proper labeling, marking and placarding requirements
  • Understand the packaging, loading and unloading requirements of the materials you handle


Upon completion of this course, students will have an in-depth knowledge of:

  • Hazardous Material (HazMat)
  • Hazardous Materials Regulations ("HMR")
  • Classification
  • The Hazardous Materials Table
  • Packaging
  • Labeling
  • Marking
  • Placarding
  • Shipping Papers
  • Emergency Response Information
  • Loading and Storage


All module quizzes require a 70% score to proceed forward in the course. The final exam must be passed with a 70% to receive a certificate of completion.

course quick facts
course code TRN7139
cost $25.00
estimated time to
complete course
1 Hours
course materials
360 Days