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Hazardous Materials Training: Who Needs It and How to Deliver It to Meet OSHA and/or DOT Requirements

Hazardous Materials Training: Who Needs It and How to Deliver It to Meet OSHA and/or DOT Requirements

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Hazardous Materials Training: Who Needs It and How to Deliver It to Meet OSHA and/or DOT Requirements

Live Webinar: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific


WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn how to ensure DOT and OSHA compliance concerning hazardous materials training.



Providing the necessary training for employees that work with hazardous materials can get a little complicated since two key sets of federal regulations, DOT and OSHA requirements, could apply depending on what kind of work is being done. And, while there’s some overlap between the OSHA and DOT regulations, there are some differences, too.

In general, OSHA regulates hazardous materials usage in the workplace whereas DOT regulates the transportation of hazardous materials. For traditional workplaces, the regulations cover training, information that must be provided and available, and associated recordkeeping requirements. For transportation, anyone who packages, transports or causes a hazardous material to be transported in commerce is considered a “hazmat” employer.

If you have both types of employees, much of the training that you need to provide will be similar, especially as it relates to actually working with hazardous materials. The key difference will be specific requirements that are unique to transportation. The good news is that if you need to address both OSHA and DOT regulations, developing a single program with a transportation add-on will make your employee training much more manageable.

Join us on October 25 for an in-depth webinar on how best develop and implement a hazardous materials training program to ensure compliance and protect employees at your facility.

You’ll learn:

  • Key DOT and OSHA hazardous materials training requirements—and where they differ and overlap
  • The various types of hazardous materials training required for your organization’s employees
  • The difference between security awareness training and security plan training
  • The hazardous materials training requirements for a traditional workplace environment covered by OSHA regulations (such as a manufacturer)
  • How to evaluate the hazardous materials training requirement for a transportation and shipping environment covered by DOT regulations, including real-lifeexamples of different participants in the hazmat transportation process, such as:
    • employees who package hazmat
    • those who load and unload motor carriers
    • employees filling out shipping papers, drivers, and others
  •   And more!

About Your Presenter:

Abby FerriAbby Ferri 
President, Safety & Risk Consultant 
The Ferri Group LLC

Abby Ferri, CSP is the president of The Ferri Group LLC, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Health and Safety, is an OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction, and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). She employs an intellectual, practical, and creative approach to the toughest health, safety, and environment challenges.

In Ms. Ferri’s current role she is responsible for risk control, program development, training and regulatory compliance for construction, manufacturing, energy, beverage, hospitality, and retail clients throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to providing services for clients, Abby is an Adjunct Instructor in the Construction Management Program at Dunwoody College of Technology. Her previous experience included managing all aspects of corporate safety, health, and environment programs as Safety Director for a civil engineering contractor and managing risk control services for nationwide accounts as a Risk Control Consultant for large insurance carriers.

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