Onsite Corporate Hazmat Classroom Training:
Onsite Corporate Hazmat Classroom Training: GSI has developed Hazmat training for domestic tranport of hazardous materials. Our training is continaually updated with the latest regulations for ensuring that your employees are up to date on the latest DOT Hazmat regulations.
GSI Training Services offers classroom DGR training required for shipping dangerous goods by air
IATA/ICAO Training: GSI Training Services offers classroom DGR training required for shipping dangerous goods by air.
IMDG Training:
IMDG Training: A course for the international transport of dangerous goods by vessel is available.
Audit and accessment:
Audit and accessment: GSI provides auditing and corporate compliance accessment services.
We provide 40/49 CFR Waste training.
We provide 40/49 CFR Waste training. Waste specialized training is available.
GSI Training offers public courses held at the Raddison Hotel in Branson, Missouri.
Public Courses: GSI Training offers public courses held at the Raddison Hotel in Branson, Missouri.
We provide 49 CFR Classroom training.
We provide 49 CFR Classroom training. 49 CFR and 49 CFR BULK courses available.
Contact GSI Training.
Contact us: Contact us for more information on the services we offer.

Training Specifications:


Basic 49 CFR



GSITS's Three Day
Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Training Certification Course

Three days (23 instructional hours)

Training certification course including instruction in basic U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations contained in 49 CFR pertaining to the transportation of less than bulk packaged shipments of NON-RADIOACTIVE hazardous materials and substances.

This will include, but is not limited to:

  • instruction in regulatory structure and organization;
  • references and sources of information;
  • a hazardous material shipping procedure;
  • the Hazardous Material Table;
  • hazardous substance definitions and determinations;
  • identification;
  • classification;
  • packaging; marking;
  • labeling;
  • shipping papers;
  • placarding requirements;
  • and the provision of Emergency Response information as applicable to shipments of hazardous materials and substances under 49 CFR.



49 CFR Bulk



GSITS's Three Day
Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Training Certification Course

Three days (23 instructional hours)

Training certification course including instruction in basic U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations contained in 49 CFR pertaining to the transportationof bulk packaged shipments of NON-RADIOACTIVE hazardous materials and substances.

This will include but is not limited to:

  • instruction in regulatory structure and organization;
  • references and sources of information;
  • a hazardous material shipping procedure;
  • the Hazardous Material Table;
  • hazardous substance definitions and determinations;
  • identification;
  • classification;
  • packaging;
  • marking;
  • labeling;
  • shipping papers;
  • placarding requirements;
  • and the provision of Emergency Response information as applicable to shipments of hazardous materials and substances under 49 CFR.



IATA/ICAO/FAA Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods



GSITS's Three Day
Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Training Certification Course

Three days (23 instructional hours)

Training certification course including instruction in the international and domestic regulations contained in 49 CFR, IATA, and ICAO pertaining to the air transportation of less than bulk packaged shipments of non-radioactive dangerous goods and substances via highway and air.

This will include but is not limited to:

  • instruction in regulatory structure and organization;
  • references and sources of information;
  • a hazardous material shipping procedure;
  • the Dangerous Goods List;
  • hazardous substances definitions and determinations;
  • identification;
  • classification;
  • packaging;
  • marking;
  • labelling;
  • shipping papers;
  • placarding;
  • and the provision of Emergency Response information requirements applicable to shipments of Dangerous Goods by air and their related highway transportation under IATA, ICAO, and 49 CFR.



IATA/ICAO/FAA Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods



GSITS's Two Day
Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Recurrent Training Recertification Course

Two day (14 instructional hours)

An intensive and concentrated training recertification course designed to meet or exceed the recurrent training requirements of the U.S. DOT as contained in 49 CFR, ICAO and IATA for the areas covered.

This is accomplished by providing a review of all the areas covered in the GSI Air Course and a regulatory update as to the recent regulatory changes impacting on the areas covered by that course.

Maximum training effectiveness will be achieved by personnel who have the basic levels of knowledge and skills in the areas covered by the course because they will have something to "review" and a foundation upon which to build.




IATA/ICAO/FAA Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods



GSITS's One Day
Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Recurrent Training Recertification Course

One day (7 instructional hours)

An intensive and concentrated training recertification course designed to meet or exceed the recurrent training requirements of the U.S. DOT as contained in 49 CFR, ICAO and IATA for the areas covered.

This is accomplished by providing a review of all the areas covered in the GSI Air Course and a regulatory update as to the recent regulatory changes impacting on the areas covered by that course.

It is recommended for the successful completion of this course that all attendees have previous training in these regulations. This course is different from the two day course in that material is taught at a quicker pace due to the experience of those attending.




IMDG Transportation of Dangerous Goods Via Water



GSITS's Three Day
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Via Water
Training Certification Course

Three days (23 instructional hours)

Training certification course including:

  • instruction in the relationship between 49 CFR and the IMDG Code for water transportation of dangerous goods;
  • identification of dangerous goods, including classification procedures;
  • use of the general index and schedule pages;
  • proper shipping name determination;
  • technical name rule;
  • UN number and packing group;
  • UN performance packaging, including terminology, selection and testing;
  • marking and labelling;
  • IMO dangerous goods declaration;
  • container certification;
  • hazardous substances;
  • marine pollutants;
  • placarding;
  • segregation requirements;
  • and highway and rail requirements for water shipments during surface transportation.

The instruction will focus on the requirements for non-bulk packages in containers. Bulk and intermediate bulk containers will not be discussed in as much detail.




Basic 40/49 CFR



GSITS's Three Day
Transportation of Hazardous Wastes
Training Certification Course

Three days (23 instructional hours)

Training certification course including instruction in basic U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations contained in 49 CFR pertaining to the transportation of less than bulk packaged shipments of NON-RADIOACTIVE hazardous wastes and substances.

This will include but is not limited to:

  • instruction in regulatory structure and organization;
  • references and sources of information;
  • a hazardous waste shipping procedure;
  • the Hazardous Material Table;
  • hazardous wastes and substance definitions and determinations;
  • identification;
  • classification;
  • packaging;
  • marking;
  • labeling;
  • shipping papers;
  • placarding requirements;
  • and the provision of Emergency Response information applicable to shipments of hazardous wastes and substances under 49 CFR.

Specific hazardous waste coverage includes :

  • generators responsibilities;
  • the inter-relationship between 40 CFR (EPA Regulations) and 49 CFR (US DOT Regulations);
  • the identification and classification of hazardous wastes;
  • and those aspects of packaging;
  • marking and labeling;
  • and shipping documentation including the uniform hazardous waste manifest as are unique and applicable to the transportation of hazardous wastes.

Also included is the differences in the meaning of terms such as "residue" and "sample" as used in 40 CFR and 49 CFR and their impact on the transportation of these materials.