Packing and Shipping Dangerous Goods: What the Laboratory Staff Must Know
The goal of this course is to provide training on packing and shipping Division 6.2 infectious substances and dry ice. This course provides a certificate of completion, but does not provide certification for transport of dangerous goods. Individuals can only be certified by their employer.
This basic-level course is intended for public health and clinical laboratory staff involved in any step of the packing or transport process of patient samples or cultures.
At the conclusion of this program, the learner will be able to:
- Recognize requirements for initial and recurrent training and certification for the transportation of Division 6.2 infectious substances and dry ice
- Identify applicable regulations and requirements for the transportation of Division 6.2 infectious substances and dry ice
- Determine the proper course of action for packing and shipping Division 6.2 infectious substances and dry ice
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Laboratory Systems is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This course is approved for 2 contact hour of P.A.C.E. ® credit. P.A.C.E.® number: 288-014-20.