Following is a list of freeware that provides educational materials and training tools related to the transportation of hazardous materials. Before you access any software or apps, please read our disclaimer and permissions page if you haven't already done so.

Hazardous Materials Transportation Training Modules
By US Department of Transportation. U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations require training (and retraining) of all employees who perform work functions covered by the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Any employee who works in a shipping, receiving or material handling area or who may be involved in preparing or transporting hazardous materials is required to have training. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has prepared training modules that meet the requirements for General Awareness Training as prescribed in Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H. The Training Modules contain Instructor and Student manuals in an Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Hazmat Load and Segregation Guide App
By ThatsMyStapler Inc.. The information presented in this iPhone app can help the hazmat employee determine the requirements for shipping different classes of hazardous materials on the same vehicle. It uses the "Segregation Table for Hazardous Materials" in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods: Urban Operations Research
By Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically oriented urban service systems (e.g., fire and police departments, emergency medical services, emergency repair services). Unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multi-server queueing theory, spatial location theory, network analysis and graph theory, and relevant methods of simulation. Discussion of implementation difficulties. This course has been translated by Universia and is available en Espanol and em Portugues.

MIT OpenCourseware: Civil and Environmental Engineering
By Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Free courses concerned with some of the most pressing problems of our world, including public infrastructure renewal, access to clean drinking water, environmental remediation and sustainable solutions to energy needs.

Open Source Safety
By Consolidated Digital Publishing, Inc.. Open Source Safety is a community approach to the design, development, and distribution of HSE training courseware which is sponsored and used by firms - from Fortune 500 to small business. Registration required. Donations encouraged.

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