PHMSA has launched a new on-line training program that introduces users to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), and may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness/familiarization training, or as the basis for developing function-specific training programs.  Current U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations require initial and recurrent training of all employees who perform work functions covered by the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Any employee whose work directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety is required to have training.

The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has developed training modules that meet the requirements for general awareness training as prescribed in Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H.  The Hazardous Materials Transportation Training Modules contain an interactive training program for individual instruction. The training modules are available at: 

Note: This program is for training purposes ONLY and is NOT a substitute for the HMR. Although the modules included in this program will be updated periodically, the regulations may change more frequently. To ensure that you are in compliance with current regulations, consult a current copy of the HMR and any subsequent final rules published in the Federal Register.  Comments on this Phase 1 release of the Hazmat Transportation Training Modules may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All comments will be evaluated for inclusion in Phase 2, planned for release in late 2017.

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