Facilities subject to HM-232 must ensure the following training requirements are satisfied:
- Security Awareness Training – Each hazmat employee must receive training that provides an awareness of security risks associated with hazardous materials transportation and methods designed to enhance transportation security, including a component covering how to recognize and respond to possible security threats. Security awareness training must be administered within 90 days of employment, within 90 days of a change in job function, and at least every 3 years.
- In-Depth Security Training – Each hazmat employee must be trained concerning their facility’s security plan and its implementation. In-depth security training must include company security objectives, organizational security structure, specific security procedures, specific security duties and responsibilities for each employee, and specific actions to take by each employee in the event of a security breach. In-depth security training must be administered within 90 days of employment, within 90 days of a change in job function, and at least once every 3 years. If the security plan is revised or updated during that 3 year cycle, each hazmat employee must receive training regarding the revised or updated security plan within 90 days of its implementation.