WHO SHOULD TAKE IATA TRAINING
This course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of dangerous goods by air.
IATA (ICAO) Air Training provides required initial or recurrent training to participants involved with the shipping, handling, and/or transport dangerous goods by air. IATA (ICAO) Air Training is based on the requirements outlined in Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) and the International Civil Aviation Organizations (ICAO) Technical Instructions. Employees who have undergone initial or recurrent training in the past are required by law to undergo recurrent training at least once every two years in accordance with the international regulations and every three years according to 49 CFR.
GENERAL TRAINING OBJECTIVES
-Properly classify or understand the classification requirements of substances and articles according to their proper hazard class
-Assign or verify the assignment of substances and articles to an appropriate identification name and associated UN number
-Select or verify the correct packaging for the dangerous goods being shipped and understand applicable packing requirements
-Select or apply the correct marks and labels for the material being shipped
-Accurately complete the shipping paper (shippers declaration for dangerous goods) requirements for the transport of dangerous goods by air and the applicable requirements for an air waybill
-Understand the requirements for security, safety, and emergency response as they relate to shipments of dangerous goods by air and understand the requirements for training as required by the appropriate national authorities
-Understand the rules and procedures to be followed for segregation of incompatible dangerous goods
Sponsor: Bureau of Dangerous Goods
Contact: Erin Mileski