This is an introductory Train the Trainer course for hazardous materials (hazmat) instructors who conduct training on Hazardous Materials Regulations for hazmat employees.
This virtual Hazardous Materials Instructor Training Introductory Course will provide hazmat instructors with the tools they need to confidently train hazmat employees on the requirements in Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subpart H in Part 172. This course also serves as a refresher course for current instructors who teach hazmat employees.
The course will include instruction, presentations, work projects, team exercises and presentations, individual assignments and coursework, and a pre-test and post-test.
This training course was made possible by a Hazardous Materials Instructor Training grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
- Class III Associate Members
- Qualified non-members who train hazmat employees
- You have experience as a trainer.
- You have basic knowledge of Title 49 CFR Part 172. Note: This course WILL NOT cover 49 CFR Part 172 in detail.
- You should have some knowledge of the hazardous materials table, shipping papers, marking, labeling and placarding.
- You currently teach hazmat employees or plan to in the future.
This course is limited to 24 students.
Total Course Hours
What to Expect
- This course will include instructor-led training, a breakout session with team leaders to complete group presentations on assigned topics, and individual exercises.
- All training materials will be provided, including hazardous materials and safety regulations, the CVSA North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, and preparatory and supplemental information.
- Participants will be given a pre-test on the CVSA Learning portal the week prior to class. Participants may also complete a course (one to two hours) on the CVSA Learning portal before the class begins.
- Students will be given and must pass a post-test. The post-test will be an individual effort using only the books and class material provided during the training. A score of at least 70% on the post-test is required to pass the course and receive a certificate of completion. A participant who scores lower than 70% or chooses not to take the final exam 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.
Texas Trucking Association
1103 Sabine Street, Fifth Floor
Austin, TX 78762
The training facility is being sponsored and supplied by:
The class will meet Tuesday through Thursday, June 6-8, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT each day.
Appropriate dress for the training course is business 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.
This course is now full.
The registration deadline is Friday, May 26.
If you registered for this training course but will no longer be able to attend, please let us know. Contact Director of Hazardous Materials Programs Bill Reese at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-998-1806.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to carry out HM field activities in a manner that complements national HM program goals in that specialized area.
Travel and Hotel Information
Each attendee is responsible for their own airfare and hotel arrangements and expenses, and other travel expenses.
Airport and Transportation Information
- Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is the closest airport to the training location. The training location is approximately 10 miles from the airport.
- The airport has several transportation options, including taxis, shuttles, rental cars, public transportation and ride shares.
Hotels in the area include:
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 E 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown
810 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78701
If you have any questions, contact CVSA Director of Hazardous Materials Programs Bill Reese at 202-998-1806 or email@example.com.
Rules, Requirements and Policies
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.