DOT Hazmat Carrier Requirements - Air


The objectives of the DOT Hazmat: Carrier Requirements - Air/IATA are to meet the Federal DOT modal specific training requirements of 49 CFR 175.20 and Part 172, Subpart H of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Identify the DOT requirements for air transportation of hazardous materials as set forth in Subparts A, B, and C of HMR Part 175;
  • Compare the guidelines found in Part 175 with the International Civil Aviation Organization's Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air;
  • Distinguish between the responsibilities of the shipper and the air carrier;
  • State the notification guidelines for passengers, pilots, and facilities;
  • Identify the exceptions to the "Carrying of Hazmat in Cabins or on Flight Decks" regulation;
  • Define 'cargo aircraft', 'passenger aircraft', 'forbidden,' and 'magnetic field;'
  • Evaluate the packaging requirements for air transportation;
  • Identify quantity limitations and exceptions, loading, unloading, and storage guidelines for air transportation; and
  • Identify guidelines related to completing a discrepancy report and identify incident reporting guidelines.

Topics Covered

Section 1 - Course Overview

Section 2 - Training Requirements 

Section 3 - Packaging, Preparation, and Separation Requirements

Section 4 - Excepted Materials

Section 5 - Requirements by Aircraft

Section 6 - Discrepancies, Incident Reports, and NRC and CDC Notification





DOT Hazmat Carrier Requirements - Air


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