Is Dangerous Goods Training Required?
Anyone who classifies, identifies, packs, marks, labels or completes documentation forms for shipments containing Infectious Substances (Cat A UN2900 or UN2814, Cat B UN3373, or Exempt patient specimen must be trained and certified. International regulations are set forth by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport Association (IATA), U.S. DOT 49 Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Canadian TDGR), European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) and Regulations Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID).
Saf-T-Pak training includes an IATA‐equivalent certificate and covers all of the IATA requirements.
Saf-T-Pak’s Class 6.2 Compliance Training Includes:
Cat A Infectious Substances (UN2900 or UN2814)
Cat B Infectious Substances (UN3373)
Exempt Human and Animal Specimens
Dry Ice (Class 9 UN1845)
and much more.
Training is presented in accordance with IATA/ICAO, 49 CFR and TDG. Course objectives are for students to be able to apply the Dangerous Goods regulations properly, understand their responsibilities, know both visible and hidden hazards, know the proper Shipping Names required, know the value of using a checklist and how to properly pack, mark, label and document shipments of Class 6, Division 2 material.
SAF-T-PAK® is an approved provider of P.A.C.E. CEUs.
From small clinical trial collection sites and CLIA or research labs to large government agencies with hundreds of trainees, Saf-T-Pak has been the first choice for compliance training for the safe transport of Division 6.2 Infectious Substances, Biological Specimens, Dry Ice and Related Materials for over 25 years. Choose the option(s) that best fits the unique requirements of your organization, regardless of size.
Don’t put your shipments or your organization at risk! Ensure your training is up-to-date according to the regulations as published by IATA, ICAO, US DOT, Transport Canada, RID/ADR and the Universal Postal Union.
Your biomaterial shipments are valuable and Saf-T-Pak’s training can help you minimize the chance of rejected packages and shipment delays due to improperly-prepared shipments, as well as possible fines.