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Course Overview

HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials) general awareness and familiarisation Training is mandatory to the crew responsible for cargo operation of dangerous and hazardous cargoes.
This training includes the familiarisation of the IMDG code and US CFR 49 requirements; description of IMDG classes; labelling; marking; placarding; packing; stowage; segregation and compatibility provisions; description of the purpose and content of the dangerous goods transport documents and a description of available emergency recommended responses.  
Course Sections:
  HAZMAT 1 – Introduction to Dangerous Goods
    Section 1: Dangerous Goods
    Section 2: The IMDG Code
    Section 3: Structure of Dangerous Goods List
    Section 4: Dangerous Cargo related Shipping Documents
HAZMAT 2 – Identification, Marking, Labelling and Placarding
   Section 1: Identification of Dangerous Cargo
   Section 2: Marking, Labelling and Placarding
HAZMAT 3 – Quantities and Packaging of Dangerous Goods
    Section 1: Limited and Expected Quantities
    Section 2: Packaging of Dangerous Cargo
HAZMAT 4 – Documentation and stowage/segregation
    Section 1: Portable Tanks; Road Vehicles and Multiple- Element Gas Containers (MEGCs)
    Section 2: Dangerous Cargo Documentation
    Section 3: Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide)
    Section 4: Stowage and Segregation
HAZMAT 5 – Multi-modal transportation and highly hazardous goods
    Section 1: Use and Transport of Cargo Transport Unit (CTUs)
    Section 2: Highly Hazardous Dangerous Goods- Security
    Section 3: Multi-Modal Publications
Target Audience:
  Master, Deck Officers and Ratings responsible for cargo handling on ships carrying dangerous and hazardous substances in bulk or in package form.
This course is recognised by and meeting the requirements of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
Regulations and Further Resources:
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG)
US CFR 49- Code of Federal Regulation 171-173, 176 and subchapter C
STCW Section B-V/b and section B-V/c

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