If your employees' jobs involve contact with hazardous materials, they're required to receive proper training. That's why we've developed this easy, affordable way for you to help give your hazmat employees the training they need.
Hazmat Training Made Easier For All Employees provides tools for assessing your general awareness, function-specific, and safety training needs, all in one convenient program. It introduces employees to the basic hazmat concepts and terminology they need to know.
Topics covered include the Hazardous Materials Table, shipping papers, marking, labeling, placarding, emergency response info, incident reporting, training requirements, loading and unloading, segregation of hazmat, definitions, and abbreviations.
Each video-based training program includes the following:
- (1) 31-minute, closed-captioned training video - Available on DVD (with extra bonus features) or VHS, the program combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels.
- (1) Instructor Manual - Published in a reference-guide format, loose-leaf, in a 3-ring binder. Info is tab divided for easy navigation and accessibility.
- (1) Hazmat Employee Training Packet - Includes all individual materials needed for one employee, including:
- 1 Hazmat Training Made Easier Employee Workbook
- 1 Hazmat Training Made Easier Handbook, 2nd Edition
- 1 Hazmat Label Chart (8-1/2" x 11", with regulations)
- 1 Hazmat Placard Chart (8-1/2" x 11", with regulations)
- 1 Load & Segregation Chart (8-1/2" x 11", two-sided)
- 1 Hazmat Marking Chart (8-1/2" x 11", with regulations)
- (1) "Trainer Tools" CD-ROM - CD-ROM features supplementary information, including content for audiovisual presentations/handouts, quizzes, answer keys, clip art, posters, and training log. Items can be used as is, customized, or imported into PowerPoint® presentations.
The minimum computer system requirements for the Trainer Tools CD-ROM are Office 2000, with Word, and Internet Explorer version 5.5.(CD-ROM not sold separately.)
- (1) Awareness Poster - Hang in a break room or training room to remind employees of hazmat safety.
- Many Other Training Materials - Label/Placard Wall Chart, Load and Segregation Wall Chart, Hazmat Employee Training Record and Certification Form, Hazmat Employee Training Certificate, and Wallet Cards (one perforated sheet of 10) drivers can carry as proof of training.
Hazmat Training Made Easier For All Employees is available on DVD or VHS. The content of the main program is the same on VHS and DVD, but with DVD, you'll also get added features!
DVD Main Menu - Plays entire main program. (access to chapters by topic)
- The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)
- The Hazardous Materials Table
- Shipping Papers
- Emergency Response Information
- Loading, Unloading and Storage
- Driving, Parking and Attendance
- Training and Security
- Explains why the hazmat transportation process is serious business, with serious consequences when things are not done correctly.
- Explains that shippers are to classify each material and to communicate the hazards thru shipping papers, labels on packages & placards on transport vehicles.
- Explains that the HMR requires hazmat employees be trained in at least 4 areas: General Awareness, Function-Specific, Safety and Security Awareness (NOTE: See 131-DVD-R 3 for Hazmat Security Awareness training program.)
- Explains this alphabetical listing of materials identified as hazardous by the DOT and how it provides info needed to communicate the hazards associated with those materials in the hazmat transportation process, including an explanation of Columns 1-10 of the Table.
- Explains how this documentation plays an important role in the transportation process; it’s the shipper’s responsibility to fill them out accurately; and that the correct “basic description sequence” is critical to emergency response personnel.
- Explains how they provide additional info about a hazmat that’s inside a packaging, freight container or transport vehicle.
- Explains how they communicate immediate warning of a material’s hazards (mainly used for non-bulk packagings).
- Explains how they communicate immediate warning of a materials hazards (mainly used for bulk packagings).
- Explains that most hazmat shipments must have emergency response information on or with the shipping papers and how it’s provided.
- Explains that there are specific requirements which are targeted at protecting everyone involved in the transportation process for hazardous materials.
- Explains that there are FMCSR requirements for hazmat drivers to follow.(NOTE: For more detailed driver training, see 335-DVD-R 8 Hazmat Drivers: Training for Safe Transport.
- Explains the requirements for highway transport that specific which hazardous materials may not be loaded, transported or stored together.
- Acknowledges the requirement for security awareness Training (NOTE: For detailed training, see 131-DVD-R 3 Hazmat Security Awareness.)
- Emphasizes that regardless of what function you perform as a hazmat employee, you have an impact on the safety of everyone involved in the hazmat transportation process.
- Play Program
- Chapter Selections
- Commentary – Offers additional interviews by industry professionals.
- Quiz – 10 interactive questions; offers correct/incorrect remediation to reinforce effectiveness of training.