This interactive course on DOT HAZMAT General Awareness discusses the regulations and how they affect each stage of the transportation process, as well as what employees can do to help prevent HAZMAT incidents from occurring. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has established Hazardous Materials Regulations to ensure safe and secure handling of the more than one million HAZMAT shipments that are made every day in this country. Areas covered in the course include the hazardous materials regulations, training requirements, hazardous materials in the workplace, shipping papers and the Emergency Response Guidebook, packing and loading hazardous materials, shipping and unloading hazardous materials and more. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood... and retained. This course is approximately 45 minutes in length.