• Class III Associate Members
• Qualified CVSA non-members who train hazmat employees
• Be familiar with 49 CFR Parts 171 and 172 and know how to use the hazardous materials table in Part 172 Note: Participants who are interested in taking refresher courses on Parts 171 and 172 will have access to courses and webinars on the CVSA Learning site
• Sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease
• Prior experience as an instructor is preferred but not required
This course WILL NOT cover 49 CFR Part 172 in detail. Prior to attending this training, you should already have a working knowledge of the hazardous materials table, shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding.
Total Course Hours
What to Expect
Students will be given a pre- and post-test on the CVSA Learning site. The post-test will be an individual effort using only the books and materials provided during the class. To successfully pass the course and receive a certificate of completion, a minimum score of 70% is required. A student who scores less than 70% or chooses not to take the post-test will receive a certificate of attendance.
Included: All training materials will be provided, including hazardous materials and safety regulations, emergency response guidebooks, the CVSA North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, highlighters and pens.
Not included: Attendees are responsible for airfare, transportation, meals, hotel accommodations and any other travel expenses.
Class size is limited to 40 students. The number of attendees from a single company/business may be limited.
MoDOT Transportation Management Center
14301 South Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
The class will meet Monday through Friday, July 17-21, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Appropriate dress for the training course is casual.
There is no registration fee for the HMIT course; however, registration is required.
When you click on the “REGISTER NOW” button below, you will be taken to a short application. Please complete the application and click submit. The information will be used to assign you to a training team and verify you meet the minimum requirements to attend the course. You will receive a confirmation email within one business day.
For assistance navigating the member portal, please view this informational video.
The registration deadline is Monday, July 3.
If you registered for this training course but will no longer be able to attend, please contact Hazardous Materials Specialist Katie Morton.
Each attendee is responsible for their own airfare and hotel arrangements and expenses, and other travel expenses.
Airport and Transportation Information
Hotels in the area include:
Marriott St. Louis West
660 Maryville Centre Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141
Hilton Garden Inn St Louis / Chesterfield
16631 Chesterfield Grove Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63005
Point of Contact
Hazardous Materials Specialist
General CVSA Training Contact
Events Health Policy
The health and safety of attendees at this training course are top priority. CVSA will follow federal and local guidelines, restrictions and requirements, and health and facility protocols, as appropriate, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.
Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease
Every individual registered for this course must sign the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease to attend this course. This is a requirement. Individuals who do not sign the waiver will not be permitted to attend this course.
Events Code of Conduct
CVSA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants. All participants, without exception, are expected to abide by this events code of conduct across any and all technologies used to execute a CVSA event whether in person or a virtual event. All participants must comply with the instructions of the host(s), moderator and CVSA staff. CVSA has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants.
Examples of unacceptable behavior are:
- Unauthorized sharing of login credentials with another user, including unregistered users; any unregistered user found participating will be required to pay the full registration fee, including the late registration fee
- Recording, copying and/or sharing of any media, including screenshots
- Engaging in unsafe practices while participating in a virtual event, such as driving a car
- Harassment, disrespect, intimidation or discrimination in any form
- Verbal or written abuse of any participant, including, but not limited to, comments related to race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, etc.
- Sharing inappropriate, nude and/or sexual images
- Threatening or stalking a participant
To report an incident of unacceptable behavior, please contact CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney or CVSA Deputy Executive Director Adrienne Gildea. CVSA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior. CVSA may also, at its discretion, prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.
Consent to Multimedia Use
Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.
By registering and attending the event, an attendee may participate or contribute to discussions regarding the Standards and CVSA Materials (“work product”) and hereby acknowledges that it is their intent and understanding that the intellectual property, including copyright in and to the work product, and all derivative works and/or any modifications and variations of the work product, did, does and will vest solely in CVSA. To the extent that an attendee contributes to the work product during the event, they do not claim any ownership in the work product and instead hereby completely assign any and all copyrights and any other intellectual property rights in their contributions to CVSA.