This online course prepares a driver seeking a HAZMAT endorsement on their Class A or B CDL (as outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Administration’s Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Regulation). Students will understand the driver's role and responsibilities regarding hauling hazardous materials and the regulations and recertification process; identify hazardous materials and how to safely load and unload shipments; properly placard their vehicle in accordance with applicable rules and regulations; and safely transport these shipments to their destination. Students must also demonstrate an understanding of communicating the risk of the hazardous materials being hauled, recognize emergency situations and understand driver responsibilities to limit exposure and communicate the danger regarding the hazardous material being transported.
· Overview and Regulations
· Intent of Regulations & Who Does What & Communication Rules
· Loading and Unloading
· Driving/Parking Rules & Emergencies
· Hazardous Materials Glossary
80% or better is needed on the final exam to receive certifcate.