Handling Hazardous Material Training - Columbus

5000 Club Drive
Westerville, OH 43082 United States
Medallion Country Club
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (EDT)


OTA/OAM members: $199

Non-Members: $299

Event Details

Join us for a comprehensive session focusing on the proper and legal handling of hazardous material. Topics will include: Hazardous Material Regulations; training requirements for employers and employees; packaging, marking and labeling; shipping documents; emergency response information; placarding requirements; and understanding security threats.    

Course material includes the current Hazmat Regulations Book (49 CFR), the current Emergency Response Handbook (ERG), and the current DOT 16 chart. Attendees who are successful on a short written exam will receive a certification for hazmat handlers.


The instructor for the session is Tom Forbes, Hazardous Material Specialist with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Mr. Forbes is a North American Certified Inspector I Level 1 driver and vehicle inspections, hazardous materials cargo tank and other bulk packages, and Level VI radioactive inspections. He was formerly with the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office in the Hazardous Materials Bureau and responded to transportation emergencies. 


7:30 AM          Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM          Session Begins
12:00 PM        Lunch Buffet
1:00 PM          Session Resumes
4:00 PM          Session Concludes

Refund Policy:
Our refund policy is as follows:

  • You will receive a 100% refund if you cancel more than 10 days before the course.
  • You will receive a 75% refund if you cancel more than 3 days before the course.
  • You will receive no refund if you cancel less than 3 days before the course.
Additional Information
Event Contact:
Bradie Berry
Contact Organization:
Ohio Trucking Association
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