Department of Transportation Requires Compliance with New Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials

      

Wed, 06 Oct 2010, 14:10:03 EDT
Edited by Debra Tone

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on Oct. 21-22; Milwaukee on Oct. 25-26; St. Louis on October 28-29; Detroit on November 1-2; Kansas City on Nov. 8-9; Cincinnati on November 15-16; Cleveland on Dec. 2-3; Pittsburgh on Dec. 6-7; and Chicago on Dec. 13-14, 2010.

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on October 21-22; Milwaukee on October 25-26; St. Louis on October 28-29; Detroit on November 1-2; Kansas City on November 8-9; Cincinnati on November 15-16; Cleveland on December 2-3; Pittsburgh on December 6-7; and Chicago on December 13-14, 2010.

The fee for the two-day DOT workshop is $695 per person. Group pricing is available. Registration includes course reference materials, networking luncheon, certificate of achievement, and one year of follow-up support.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and the workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is highly recommended. To register, call (888) 546-6511 or visit us online at www.Lion.com/HazmatShippers .

The workshops feature practical, hands-on training on how to apply the DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR) focusing on the critical components of hazmat shipping, including hazmat classification, shipping papers, package selection, package marking and labeling, placarding, and record keeping.

Additional training on the latest air and vessel shipping rules is available in select cities.

About Lion Technology:

Lion Technology offers hazmat training (49 CFR, IATA & IMDG), hazardous waste training (RCRA), environmental training (40 CFR), and OSHA health & safety training (29 CFR) for certification on the latest international, federal, and state regulatory mandates. Since 1977, over 100,000 professionals and over 65% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Lion's nationally recognized public workshops, online courses, and on-site training.

More information: www.Lion.com/HazmatShippers .

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