Course Details

How to Ship Infectious Substances by Ground and Air

This convenient computer-based course will guide you through the unique requirements for the transportation of infectious substances by ground and air and gives you the skills you need to properly ship these materials.


In this interactive course, you will meet your DOT and IATA training requirements and learn how to:

  • Classify infectious substances for ground and air transport
  • Select the correct packaging systems and prepare them for shipment
  • Properly mark, label, and document your infectious substance shipments


You can complete the training anytime when it's convenient for you. Interactive games and quizzes make the training engaging, for maximum retention of information and skills. And, Environmental Resource Center’s Answerline™ is available at no charge for any questions you have during or after the training – for up to one year.


All of our online training modules require a web browser that supports the use of audio and video playback.  When taking the training, web browser settings such as ad-blockers and pop-up blockers should be disabled.

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