This is an introductory Train the Trainer course for hazardous materials (hazmat) instructors who conduct training on Hazardous Materials Regulations for hazmat employees.
This 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.
2710 Winona Ave
Burbank, CA 91504
The class will meet Tuesday through Thursday March 19-21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time each day.
Free parking is available on-site.
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.
The registration deadline is Monday, March 4.
If you registered for this training course but will no longer be able to attend, please let us know. Contact CVSA Director of Hazardous Materials Programs Bill Reese at 202-998-1806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- Hollywood Burbank Airport (Bob Hope) is the closest airport to the training location. The training location is 1.2 miles from the airport.
- The airport has several transportation options, including taxis, shuttles, rental cars, public transportation and ride shares.
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport
2500 N Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport
2100 Empire Ave
Burbank, CA 91504
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.
Events Health Policy and Acknowledgment
CVSA (the “Organization”) has taken preventative measures to reduce the spread of communicable disease including but not limited to COVID-19 (“Communicable Disease”) at its in-person conferences, meetings, events, training courses, etc. (the “Event”). However, the Organization cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to or contract a Communicable Disease at the Event. Further, due to the nature of the facilities, services and programs offered at this Event, attending the Event could increase your risk of contracting a Communicable Disease.
By registering and attending the Event, you acknowledge and agree that you understand the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by a Communicable Disease by attending the Event and that such exposure or infection may result in quarantine requirements, serious illness, permanent disability and/or death. You further understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by a Communicable Disease at the Event may result from the actions, omissions or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, the Organization, its officers, employees, contractors, agents, representatives, sponsors, other participants, and any owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the Event (“Releasees”). YOU KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, and assume full responsibility for your participation in the Event and agree not to sue the Organization for any claims released by you herein.
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.