Chamber to host hazardous-substance seminars, June 17-19

The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold three seminars in conjunction with American Hazmat addressing new regulations for businesses that handle hazardous substances.

From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 17, attendees can learn about new regulations and requirements in Hazcom 2012 (GHS – Global Harmonization System) for $35 per person.

From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, attendees will receive training on 49 CFR Hazmat. Registration begins at 8 a.m. This event is for any person involved with the movement of hazardous materials by ground, including shippers, freight forwarders, handlers, carriers and receivers. The cost is $235 per person.  Attendees will receive a copy of the 49 CFR Regulations and a certification of completion.

From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, attendees will receive training on International Air Transport Association. This event is designed for those who ship dangerous goods via commercial air or courier service.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. The cost is $235 per person. Attendees must possess the current IATA Regulations, which can be pre-ordered for $289, and they will also receive a student package and certification of completion.

The seminars/training will be held at the Building Industry Association of Whatcom County at 1650 Baker Creek Place, Bellingham.

Register at or by calling 877-452-5447.

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