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Required Training

Shipping Biological Category B – Online

This online course teaches the requirements for shipping biological materials meeting the DOT classification of Category B infectious substances and includes instructions for packaging, labeling, and preparing shipping papers.

Who is required to take this training?

Faculty, staff, and students that may need to ship and biological substance Category B materials

Summary of the requirement

Federal regulations require that all persons who mark, label, package, document, or classify hazardous materials for shipment be trained and certified by their employer. Air shipping regulations also apply to this training, requiring the completion of initial training followed by recurrent training every 2 years.

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