Lithium Batteries Training

Online Hazmat Training

Designed to be standalone or supplemental to dangerous goods by air, ground, or vessel training programs, these modal and multimodal courses focus on information specific to shipping lithium batteries, including the regulations for their classification, identification, packing, marking, labeling, placarding, documentation, and segregation, and the requirement for immediate availability of emergency response information. Also provided in the regulations are certain packaging and communication exceptions for lithium batteries of specific smaller energy capacity, and these exceptions are also explained in this training.


Courses

Lithium Batteries Training by Air

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air.  For those currently trained in air transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be utilized as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries.

This lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of the ICAO Technical Instructions, as contained in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and complies with the training requirements of the IATA DGR and Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air, including spares or replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) – 61st Edition Highly Recommended
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  It can be purchased as a book or digital download from Air Sea Containers.

$179.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Ground

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by ground.  For those currently trained in ground transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be utilized as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries.

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 100-185 (49 CFR), and complies with the training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by ground, including spares or replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

The regulatory manuals can be purchased as books or digital downloads from Air Sea Containers.

$179.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Vessel

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by vessel.  For those currently trained in vessel transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be utilized as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries.

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), and complies with the training requirements of Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704 (49 CFR) and the IMDG Code.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by vessel, including spares or replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - 2018 Edition
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IMDG Code both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  It can be purchased as a book or digital download from Air Sea Containers.

$179.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Air & Ground

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air and ground.  For those currently trained in air and ground transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be used as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries.

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current versions of Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 100-185 (49 CFR) and the ICAO Technical Instructions as contained in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR). This lithium batteries course complies with the training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704 and the IATA DGR.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air and ground, including spares or replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) – 61st Edition Highly Recommended
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations Highly Recommended
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  It can be purchased as a book or digital download from Air Sea Containers.

$209.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Ground & Vessel

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by ground and vessel.  For those currently trained in ground and vessel transportation of dangerous goods, this shipping lithium batteries course may be utilized as a supplemental course covering the specifics of lithium batteries transportation.

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of the ICAO Technical Instructions, as contained in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code). This course complies with the training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704, the IATA DGR, and the IMDG Code.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by ground and vessel, including spares and replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - 2018 Edition
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IMDG Code both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  It can be purchased as a book or digital download from Air Sea Containers.

$209.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Air & Vessel

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air and vessel. For those currently trained in air and vessel transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be utilized as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries. 

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current version of the ICAO Technical Instructions, as contained in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code). This lithium batteries course complies with the training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704, the IATA DGR, and the IMDG Code.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air and vessel, including spares and replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) – 61st Edition
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - 2018 Edition
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations 
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual and the IMDG Code both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  They can be purchased as books or digital downloads from Air Sea Containers.

$209.00




Lithium Batteries Training by Air, Ground & Vessel

This lithium batteries course is intended as initial or recurrent training for participants involved with the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air, ground, and vessel. For those currently trained in air, ground, and vessel transportation of dangerous goods, this course may be used as a supplemental course covering the specifics of shipping lithium batteries. 

This shipping lithium batteries training is based on the requirements outlined in the most current versions of Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 100-185 (49 CFR), the ICAO Technical Instructions, as contained in the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code). This lithium batteries course complies with the training requirements of 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H, Section 172.704, the IATA DGR, and the IMDG Code.

- Primary Audience: This lithium batteries course is intended for shippers, freight forwarders, and hazmat employees involved in the handling, shipping, and/or transport of Lithium Batteries by air, ground, and vessel, including spares or replacement lithium batteries, lithium batteries contained in equipment, and lithium batteries packed with equipment. To learn more about course objectives and other details click here.

- Regulatory Manuals:

  • International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) – 61st Edition
  • Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) - Electronic Version is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/standards-rulemaking/hazmat/hazardous-materials-regulations
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code - 2018 Edition
  • Emergency Response Guide - PDF version is included with the course.

You will need to have access to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) Manual and the IMDG Code both for reference purposes in your day to day shipping operations, and while taking this course.  They can be purchased as books or digital downloads from Air Sea Containers.

$239.00




 

Learn More About Lithium Batteries Online Training

Hazmat employees must have a clear understanding of the stringent shipping and handling regulations for all hazardous materials that they deal with. However, shipping lithium batteries draws added attention because of the unique challenges, dangers, and risks they pose. These batteries can be found in a range of items that includes cell phones, pacemakers, digital cameras, vehicles, and many other electronic devices and equipment. Shipments of these potentially dangerous items are transported 24/7 around the world, as they have become an integral part of daily life.

One of the most serious hazards associated with lithium cells and batteries is the potential of what is termed “thermal run-away,” which is an unstoppable chain reaction of increasing heat, typically caused by internal or external short circuit, damage, or misuse that can result in fire and explosion of the lithium battery. A reaction of this type can potentially compromise the integrity of not only the package being transported, but also other cargo and the means of transportation itself, endangering lives and property. Stringent national and international regulations are in place regarding manufacture, testing, and subsequent transport of lithium batteries for distribution, including specific packaging and communication requirements, all of which are critical to their ultimate safe use.

Particular attention to the intricacies of the regulations for transporting lithium batteries is essential, because they can differ depending on certain circumstances. There are two types of lithium batteries: lithium metal and lithium ion batteries. Due to their different chemistries the specific requirements for their transport are not identical. There are also certain regulations specific to the different modes of transportation used for shipping lithium batteries - ground, air, and vessel. For example, according to the International Air Transport Association’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), damaged or defective lithium batteries must not be shipped by air.

All of this means that the best way to understand the many regulations specifically regarding shipping lithium batteries is to undergo training in a course that is focused on the subject, which is why Hazmat University provides mode-specific and multimodal Initial or Recurrent Lithium Batteries Training courses that are exactly that. These valuable courses will guide the lithium battery shipper to regulatory compliance and safety of their shipment, whether the lithium batteries are contained in equipment, packed with equipment, or shipped alone for devices that use them as power sources.

Designed to be standalone courses, or as supplemental to dangerous goods by air, ground, or vessel training programs, these modal and multimodal courses focus on information specific to shipping lithium batteries, including the regulations for their classification, identification, packing, marking, labeling, placarding, documentation, and segregation, and the requirement for immediate availability of emergency response information. Also provided in the regulations are certain packaging and communication exceptions for lithium batteries of specific smaller energy capacity, and these exceptions are also explained in this training.

Hazmat University offers a flexible series of initial or recurrent modal and multimodal Lithium Batteries Training courses which provide the following benefits:

  • Course content specifically focused on the requirements for transporting lithium batteries provides training cost and time efficiency by addressing only relevant requirements.
  • The lithium batteries courses provide a single solution which satisfies supplemental initial and recurrent training requirements of the applicable modal regulations.
  • Hazmat University’s multimodal lithium battery training options consolidate lithium battery training content that is common to the separate modal regulations, while also providing the mode-specific requirements found in Title 49 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code).
  • Selecting a lithium batteries multimodal course which combines the requirements of the multiple transportation modes of your choice provides you not only with the same content as you would receive by taking the individual modal courses, but also with significant savings of time and cost when compared to completing the lithium batteries modal courses individually.

You will find a list of regulatory manuals in the course details.  For further information, please call our office at (844) 532-7634.

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