Understand the HazMat Regulations that Apply to You – Three-Part HazMat Webinar Series

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is offering a set of three webinars: Hazardous Materials General & Security Awareness, Labeling Requirements Under the HMR, and 4G Fabrication Responsibilities to be held December 3-5, 2019. 

All “Hazmat Employees,” as defined in the regulations, must receive specified training within 90 days of starting employment and generally every three years thereafter. A quiz, answer key, and certificate (record) will be given upon completion of each webinar.

The US DOT defines hazardous materials employees as anyone whose job functions directly affects the transportation of hazardous materials, including employees who design, manufacture, test, mark, or otherwise represent packagings as qualified for use in the transport of hazardous materials. 

Lonnie Jaycox CPP, CDGP will lead the webinar series. Lonnie is an independent packaging engineer, consultant, and trainer in the implementation of compliance and packaging programs for regulated materials including hazardous materials (dangerous goods). He has over 25 years’ experience designing, testing, manufacturing, selecting, and implementing packaging programs for the transportation of Hazardous Materials. Lonnie is active in industry and related organizations, including ASTM, IoPP, AHMP, IHMM, and AICC.

Some topics covered during the series include:

·       Hazard Classification System of the HMR

·       Specific regulatory requirements pertaining to required packaging Marks and Labels: size, style, color, background, and placement.

·       Specific requirements for hazardous materials packaging [specifically fiberboard (4G) packaging] applicable to box makers and packaging manufacturers.

More information about this seminar can be found at www.aiccbox.org/calendar. Questions about seminars or webinars and the value a well-trained workforce brings to a company can be directed to Taryn Pyle, Director of Education & Leadership Development, tpyle@aiccbox.org, or Chelsea May, Education and Training Manager, cmay@aiccbox.org or 703.836.2422.