The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) requires the training of employees involved in commercial transportation of hazardous materials (HAZMAT). This includes training in the completion of shipping papers, which provide HAZMAT employees with vital information to initiate protective actions in case of an emergency. After completing this eLearning course, you will know the requirements for shipping papers associated with preparing a HAZMAT shipment. In order to take this online course, you must be familiar with the DOT Hazardous Materials Table and know how to interpret the information in the table. This information is available in the DOT Hazardous Materials Training - General Awareness and DOT Hazardous Materials Training - Hazardous Materials Table online training courses.