Dangerous Goods (Hazardous Materials) Training

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Mitigate your risk exposure with the Flexport Dangerous Goods training program. Beyond the standard certification, your team will learn how to apply their new expertise to your company's specific operational needs.

What is an effective Dangerous Goods program?

An effective Dangerous Goods program is tailored to your specific organization. The basic fundamentals however should include Policy & SOP documents, regular staff training, audits, and a mechanism for continuous improvement. Remember, simply holding a Dangerous Goods certification will have little value if your organization does not have a strong Dangerous Goods compliance program in place. Review Flexport training options and course pricing, or connect with an industry expert to discuss available options by filling out a form on the top of the page.

Common misunderstanding of Dangerous Goods Certification

Hazardous Materials training alone is not sufficient; it teaches you only the regulation and not the day-to-day steps necessary. Job specific training is required by law and is a key mitigating factor in case of penalties. You should implement an effective Dangerous Goods program before transporting potentially dangerous materials.

The information to be provided in the Dangerous Goods related services are based on the applicable published regulations in place at the time of the training. The information contained in the training is subject to change due to evolving government regulations. The user of all information and materials provided assumes full responsibility for complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the shipment of Dangerous Goods. As Flexport is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the users, Flexport shall not be held liable or responsible for any damages, loss of use, revenue or profit or for any consequential, special, incidental or punitive damages, as well as loss, injury and/or damage caused by errors or omissions of any employee in transporting, declaring, handling and/or identifying Dangerous Goods. This information is not legal advice, nor does it replace (or purport to replace) any requirement to obtain specific legal advice. All materials provided by Flexport and all information contained therein is proprietary to Flexport.

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