DOT/IATA Shipping

The Tulane Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) will be offering training and certification for DOT/IATA for Shipping/Transport of Dangerous Goods with a focus on infectious substances.  The course will be offered on the downtown on the following dates: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 and Friday, October 9, 2015 

This training certification is valid for two years. 

You must notify Amanda Smith at in advance indicating which session you would like to attend and to ensure that seating and training materials are available for each student. 

Training and certification to both DOT and IATA by a "Certified Trainer" is mandatory and required by law for anyone who ships (packages, marks, labels, determines proper shipping name, determines classification, cleans containers, works on the shipping receiving dock, prepares the dangerous goods declaration, etc.) or is the immediate recipient of any hazardous good/ dangerous material from commerce (public highways or airways).  

Please note: This training is a federal requirement and noncompliance can result in fines and penalties.