Who should complete this course?

Are you a UAB Employee mailing shipments refrigerated with Carbon Dioxide (Dry Ice)? If so, per the Hazardous Materials regulation, it is required to complete this training course every two years (or if regulations change. Failure to properly pack and ship materials is a violation of the law and is punishable with fines or imprisonment. Further training may be required, depending on the samples or materials being shipped with Dry Ice. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.


At the conclusion, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify and use the United Nations (UN) Classification and Proper Shipping Names (PSN) for Dry Ice.
  2. Pack any primary or secondary containment and overpack boxes correctly.
  3. Mark and label any shipping packages correctly.
  4. Complete a Shipper’s Declaration if required.
  5. Follow all safety guidelines to avoid any accidents or injuries.
A BlazerID or XIAS account is required to register for and take the course.

Registration: If you are a UAB Campus Employee, go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course. If you are an Academic Student, UAB Hospital, or UAB Medicine, follow these registration instructions.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in shipping with dry ice. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.