HazMat Basics From Smith System

One-Day Course Provides Solid Overview of Title 49

Register Now for the Hazmat Basics class


The transportation of Hazardous Materials continues to be a highly regulated and complex maze of Federal Regulations that is constantly changing from a post 911 era and especially as new chemicals are introduced for commerce by highway.

Smith System has developed a one day basic Hazardous Materials course for ground shipments in the United Sates governed under Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations specifically parts 171 through 178.

This basic course is designed for freight forwarders, third party logistics, carriers and freight brokers that need a basic understanding of the HazMat regulations and compliance related to ground shipments.

The one day course topics include:

  • Overview of the Regulations
  • Training requirements
  • Emergency Response & Security Plans
  • Hazard classes
  • Proper classification criterion
  • Hazardous Materials Table
  • Hazardous Substance
  • Marine pollutants
  • Packing groups
  • Shipping papers
  • Marking, labeling, and placarding
  • Packing requirements
  • Limited quantities
  • Materials of trade

When attending as a stand alone one-day course the HazMat Basics seminar is $359 per person. These courses are scheduled to be added as a third day with our DOT Compliance seminar for an additional $299 per person.


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