Ammo-67-DL HAZMAT Familiarization and Safety in Transportation

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Description: This course is intended for personnel who meet the definition of a "HAZMAT employee" as defined in the 49 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), Section 171.8. "HAZMAT employees" require training in the areas specified in Section 172.704 of the 49 CFR. AMMO-67-DL satisfies the General Awareness/Familiarization training and the Safety training portions of this requirement. (NOTE: Certifying officials for shipments of HAZMAT require the 80-hour training course (AMMO-62) as outlined in DOD 4500.9-R, Chapter 204, D.1.b.)

Audience: Personnel who meet the definition of a "HAZMAT employee" as defined in the 49 CFR, Section 171.8. A HAZMAT employee is defined as an individual who directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety. This includes personnel that prepare HAZMAT for transportation and those that operate vehicles used to transport HAZMAT.

College Credit: Students who complete this course may be able to receive college-level credit as recommended by ACE. ACEs recommendations for college credit for this course include: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Hazardous Materials Transportation (7/10).  Note: Credit for this course and AMMO-62 will not be duplicated.  ACE Course Number: USAM-0020.  For more information on ACE and applying for college-level credit for this course, visit http://www.acenet.edu/acecredit.

Prerequisites: None.

Navy Course Identification Number (CIN): A-4E-3020

Course Data Processing Code (CDP): 03FS

Course Topics:
1. HAZMAT Transportation References
Identify the proper publications for the specific mode of transportation and the training requirements for employees.

2. Transportation Terms and Definitions
Define the specific information concerning HAZMAT and identify the unique markings required for specified hazardous materials.

3. Classes of HAZMAT
Identify unique markings required for specified hazardous materials.
Cite the number of hazard classes.
Determine the division of a hazard class.

4. Identifying HAZMAT
Identify HAZMAT classes/divisions and their visual representations.

5. Material Safety Data Sheets
Extract specific details relating to the material described in an MSDS.

6. Emergency Response Guide
Define the purpose, significance, and uses of the sections of the Emergency Response Guide (ERG) and extract the proper information for any given Identification Number.