TRB’s Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Web-Only Document 2: Model Education Curricula and Toolkit for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials includes model post-secondary education curricula that address the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the safe, secure, and efficient transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat).
The model curricula, presented in the form of a toolkit that can be adapted for different audiences and educational purposes, consist of PowerPoint presentations and supporting materials covering eight topics: introduction to hazmat transportation; hazmat logistics; legal and regulatory environment; mode and route selection; risk management; hazmat transportation incident management; security of hazmat transportation shipments; and workforce development issues.
The PowerPoint presentation and supporting material for HMCRP Web-Only Document 2 can be downloaded from the links below.
Module 1 – Intro to Hazmat Transport (ppt)
Module 2 – Hazmat Transportation Logistics (ppt)
Module 3 – Hazmat Legal and Regulatory Environment (ppt)
Module 4 – Mode and Route Selection (ppt)
Module 5 – Risk Management (ppt)
Module 6 – Incident Management (ppt)
Module 7 – Security (ppt)
Module 8 – Workforce Development Issues (ppt)
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Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 Introduction||11-11|
|Chapter 2 Current Industry and Government Practices||12-39|
|Chapter 3 Elements of the Model Curricula||40-45|
|Chapter 4 Gaps and Constraints in Current Education and Training||46-60|
|Chapter 5 Peer Exchange||61-63|
|Chapter 6 Revised Curricula and Implementation Strategies||64-67|
|Chapter 7 Conclusions and Recommendations||68-69|
|Appendix A List of Sources Reviewed||70-79|
|Appendix B References to Courses and Materials||80-92|
|Appendix C Colleges, Universities and Institutions Offering Emergency Management Courses||93-94|
|Appendix D Peer Exchange Workshop Materials||95-101|
|Appendix E Definitions of Hazardous Materials||102-106|
|Appendix F Hazmat Transportation Glossary of Terms and Acronyms||107-118|
|Appendix G Introduction to the Toolkit for Hazardous Materials Transportation Education (THMTE)||119-122|
|Appendix H Suggested Student Handouts for the Toolkit for Hazardous Materials Transportation Education||123-124|
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