|By PR Newswire||
|November 12, 2012 08:40 AM EST||
CARY, N.C., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses that are involved in the sea or air transportation of hazardous materials can help their workers keep up with recent changes in new regulations that will impact their shipments through four seminars and webcasts from transportation consulting firm Environmental Resource Center. Each seminar and webcast meets both initial and recurrent training requirements of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations.
"Transportation rules are continually updated and modified," said Brian Karnofsky, company president. "Several new IATA dangerous goods regulations become effective on January 1, 2013, and Amendments to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code will be in use January 2013 and become mandatory in January 2014. Our training ensures that participants stay in compliance with these and other directives."
Transportation of Dangerous Goods: Compliance with IATA and IMO Regulations
This daylong seminar provides an in-depth look at the IMO and IATA regulations governing shipments by sea and air. Attendees participate in practical exercises for preparing goods for shipment in compliance with the IMDG Code and IATA regulations.
The seminar will take place in six locations:
- Cary, N.C.
- Atlanta, Ga.
- Indianapolis, Ind.
- Chicago, Ill.
- Charleston, S.C.
- Baltimore, Md.
Event dates and details are available at http://www.ercweb.com/classes/course.aspx?course=1019.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods: Compliance with IATA Regulations - Webcast
This live web-based training program explains the domestic and international regulations governing air transportation of hazardous materials. Topics include how to determine which materials are classified as dangerous goods, how to select, prepare and label packages, and how to prepare consumer commodities, excepted quantities and limited quantities for transport. Participants will also learn how to prepare IATA air waybills and declarations for dangerous goods.
The webcast runs from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. ET on the following dates:
- November 15, 2012
- January 24, 2013
- March 21, 2013
- May 23, 2013
- July 25, 2013
- September 25, 2013
- November 14, 2013
Details are available at http://www.ercweb.com/classes/course.aspx?course=1060.
International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - Webcast
In this essential training program for companies that ship hazardous materials by water, attendees will learn how to prepare dangerous goods for marine shipment using the IMDG Code. They will learn how to classify, package, mark, label and placard dangerous goods for vessel shipment, new requirements for limited quantities, how to identify marine pollutants, as well as the latest requirements for preparing transport documents.
The webcast will take place from noon to 5:00 p.m. ET on March 7, 2013, and September 5, 2013.
Details and registration are at http://www.ercweb.com/classes/course.aspx?course=1021.
IATA Dangerous Goods Update - Webcast
This course trains students to prepare shipments of dangerous goods by air in accordance with the latest IATA regulations. Topics include how to determine which materials are regulated, how to package dangerous goods for air transportation, special requirements for consumer commodities, and marking and labeling requirements. Attendees will also learn the changes that become effective in 2013, including new requirements for de minimis quantities, viscous flammable liquids, un-cleaned medical devices, lithium batteries, and new packaging instructions.
The webcast will take place from noon to 5:00 p.m. ET on the following dates:
- December 6, 2012
- January 10, 2013
- February 21, 2013
- April 11, 2013
- June 6, 2013
- August 8, 2013
- October 10, 2013
- December 5, 2013
Details and registration are at http://www.ercweb.com/classes/course.aspx?course=1020.
About Environmental Resource Center
Environmental Resource Center is a full-service transportation, environmental, health, and safety consulting firm. Since 1981, the firm has served the needs of industry, academia, and federal and state government agencies by providing high-quality safety and environmental consulting services. The company offers a variety of seminars and webcasts, including required EPA hazardous waste management training and DOT hazardous materials training and other courses designed to help businesses to effectively comply with EPA, DOT, IATA and OSHA regulations.
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