DOT Hazmat: Labeling


The objectives of this DOT Hazmat: Function Specific - Labeling course address the Federal Department of Transportation training requirements for 49 CFR 172.704(a)(2)(i).

Per 49 CFR 172.704(a)(2)(i)

Function-specific Training. (i) Each hazmat employee must be provided function-specific training concerning the requirements of this subchapter, or exemptions or special permits issued under subchapter A of this chapter, that are specifically applicable to the functions the employee performs.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify hazards by label type;
  • Use the Hazardous Materials Table to select appropriate hazard labels;
  • Identify exceptions where labels can be altered or are not required;
  • Describe where labels should be applied in relation to other markings; and
  • Understand how to label packagings containing radioactive materials.

Topics Covered

Section 1 - Course Overview

Section 2 - General Labeling Requirements

Section 3 - Additional Labeling Requirements

Section 4 - Labels by Class

Section 5 - Label Specifications

Section 6 - Label Placement

Section 7 - Labeling Exceptions

Section 8 - Radioactive Materials


DOT Hazmat: Labeling


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