Teaching your team about proper shipping and handling of hazardous materials isn't always a one-time thing. Running refresher courses and training new employees requires having training materials ready to go when you need them. Our team at CARGOPak has you covered with computer-based training modules that can provide basic training and refresher courses for your team on demand. The courses we provide cover the following types of shipping materials:
Computer-based training modules are an excellent way to ensure that your team has the training needed to properly and safely ship hazardous materials, as they can learn the materials at a pace that works for them. You'll notice that your employees have improved retention of the material after working through the modules and completing associated competency tests, which means that your entire company will be much safer in the end.
49CFR§172.702 Applicability and responsibility for training and testing.
(a) A hazmat employer shall ensure that each of its hazmat employees is trained in accordance with the requirements prescribed in this subpart.
Shipping Nitrate film domestically in the USA requires a lot of attention to detail. Compliance with the Federal Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials regulations of CFR49 is a must, and if not followed correctly could lead to costly fines for non-compliance.
Shipping biological substances can be dangerous as they can be toxic, infectious, or cause physical injury to those handling them.
When appropriately stored, lithium batteries can function at a high level and put out tremendous amounts of energy, which is why they're used in cars and smartphones. However, improper storage or packaging can cause the batteries to put out large amounts of heat and start a fire.
Shipping hazardous material using the limited quantity provisions can provide shippers considerable savings. The provisions of the “Ltd. Qty.” exception also provides shippers considerable relief from the regulations.