Hazardous Materials Basics Online Training Series

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  • Description

    Increase Risk Awareness. Help Protect Your Work Environment.

    Innovative online training to learn about the basic characteristics, identification methods, and proper labeling of hazardous materials.

    People working with hazardous materials often lack an understanding of essential safety requirements, raising the potential for avoidable incidents, property damage, and injuries. The all-new Hazardous Materials Basics Online Training helps individuals who encounter hazardous materials on the job—but are not responsible for their management—increase their understanding of dangers and contribute to better protecting their facility.

    The five-part series provides three hours of training, eligible for 0.3 continuing education units (CEUs), and includes the following topics:

    • Basics of hazardous materials
    • Identification of hazardous materials
    • Labeling hazardous materials
    • Operation, maintenance, and emergency planning
    • What happens when things go wrong

    This new NFPA® training series offers high-impact instruction with the flexibility to work online on your schedule.

    Hazardous Materials Basics Online Training features engaging videos, animations, case studies, interactive exercises, knowledge checks, and downloadable resources for an engaging experience that reinforces learning and retention.

    Key learning objectives include the following:

    • Apply commonly applicable NFPA 400, Hazardous Materials Code, NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, and other code and standard requirements to help mitigate life safety and property hazards in the storage, handling, and use of hazardous materials
    • Effectively interpret an NFPA 704, Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response, hazard marking label
    • Recognize key components of effective operation, maintenance, and emergency plans
    • Describe an effective response to an unplanned event involving hazardous materials

    Hazardous Materials Basics Online Training Series can benefit anyone who needs to better understand the properties and risks of hazardous materials and their role in ensuring the safe handling, storage, and use of these materials.


    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training,
    please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail: grouptraining@nfpa.org.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


    • For optimal online course performance, please use Google Chrome or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.


  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here. Scroll down to the list of courses underneath each subject topic and you will see the words 'FREE DEMO' next to each course on the page which has them.

  • Also in NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code