Courier Training

All couriers are required to complete these trainings every year for certification/recertification.


1. Handing, Packaging, and Shipping Infectious Substances Category A

An introduction to the agencies, laws, and methods of shipping infectious substances to ARUP Laboratories. Please clear your cache before taking this training to ensure you open the newest version. Updated 2021.

Estimated time: 45-60 minutes


2. Handling, Packaging, and Shipping Biological Category B Substances

An introduction to the tools and methods of shipping Biological Category B Substances and Exempt Human specimens to ARUP. Please clear your cache before taking this training to ensure you open the newest version. Updated 2021.

Estimated time: 35-40 minutes


U.S. DOT PHMSA Hazardous Materials Security Requirements Module

This training was produced by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). It identifies potential targets, threats, and resources for hazardous materials. This link will take you to their website where you can register and take their interactive training program modules. The last module, "7.0 Security Requirements" is the one you need to take to complete your certification for shipping Category A Infectious Substances. In order to go through this training, you must complete seven (7) steps:

  1. Click here to visit their website or click here to see a short demo of getting to and launching the correct module.
  2. Read through the description of their training modules.

  3. Click the link on that web page to go to their training modules "http://dothazmat.vividlms.com"

  4. From that new page, you can login, or register as a new user by clicking Register Now under New Users. It looks like this:
  5. What the New Users box looks like on the DOT PHMSA training website

  6. When you have finished registering, you'll see your transcript with eleven modules assigned to you. You may take the introduction module 0.0 if you want to learn how to navigate the training modules. However, you can simply jump to the last module “7.0 Security Requirements”. Click the Start button.

  7. From there click the Launch button for the first lesson.

  8. After completing the first lesson, Launch the EXAM. You must pass the exam.

You can contact PHMSA if you need help. Their number is 202-366-4900.

 

 

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