Shipping Biological Substances Category B - Online

30 minutes
Every 2 years
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This course meets the training requirements for shipping materials classified as Biological substance, Category B under Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Air Transportation Association (IATA) regulations. This includes instructions for packaging, labeling and preparing shipping papers. This training is required to be taken every two years.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at
Intended Audience 

Faculty, staff and students shipping any Biological substance, Category B materials.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201