Hazardous Material Shipping

Course Format

Online
 

UHS Provider Department/Division

Regulated Waste
 

Audience

University staff and faculty that routinely ship dry ice, exempt patient samples, or Category B infectious substances.
 

Frequency

Every two years
 

Registration Information

Register for Hazardous Materials Shipping.

Course Description

This training is for University staff and faculty that routinely ship dry ice, exempt patient samples, or category B infectious substances, all of which require training and specific packaging requirements. This module covers:
  • Hazard classification and how to properly identify dangerous goods
  • Packaging, marking, and labeling requirements for dry ice shipments
  • Packaging, marking, and labeling requirements for exempt patient specimen shipments
  • Packaging, marking, and labeling requirements for Category B infectious substances shipments
  • Employee training and record retention requirements
  • Security awareness