USDOT Hazardous Materials Placards Clipart CD $50.00 U.S.

What's included

HazMat Placards Clipart

This CD contains two folders of graphic files (one GIF the other BMP) each folder contains 129 placards (index below) each placard being 583 pixels by 583 pixels (sample below):

  • The GIF folder contains GIF89a (.GIF) indexed color versions of the placards with transparent backgrounds. These are ideal for use in PowerPoint presentations, etc. and may be resized within PowerPoint itself. This version of the placards also works very nicely within Microsoft Word for creating printed documents without generating Word documents with really large file sizes.
  • The BMP folder contains uncompressed BMP (.BMP) versions of the placards in 24bit RGB color with white backgrounds. These files are ideal for creating derivate graphics or for printed presentations (e.g. Adobe Illustrator).

Bonus Material: USDOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Training Modules

As a free bonus, this CD now contains the hazmat transportation training modules which were produced by the USDOT's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety.

Current U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations require training (and retraining) of all employees who perform work functions covered by the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Any employee who works in a shipping, receiving or material handling area or who may be involved in preparing or transporting hazardous materials is required to have training.

The USDOT's Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has prepared these training modules that meet the requirements for General Awareness Training as prescribed in Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H. Each Module consists of three files; an instructor manual, a student manual and a Microsoft PowerPoint file for overhead presentations. There are nine modules total covering the following topics:

  • Module 1: The Hazardous Materials Table
  • Module 2: Shipping Papers
  • Module 3: Marking and Labeling
  • Module 4: Placarding
  • Module 5: Packaging
  • Module 6A: Carrier Requirements (Highway)
  • Module 6B: Carrier Requirements (Air)
  • Module 6C: Carrier Requirements (Rail)
  • Module 6D: Carrier Requirements (Water)

Please NOTE: We are not affiliated with the USDOT, we are simply including training materials in our CD (at no extra cost) that the USDOT makes freely available.


The graphics files of the placards provided on this CD may be used royalty-free except that they may not be sold or given to a third party as individual files, rather they must be incorporated into a presentation or derivate work where the placards do not exist as individual files (e.g. PowerPoint or PDF presentation, printed document, etc. are okay). The graphics on this CD MAY NOT be used to create webpages or other digital presentation where the graphic files of the individual placards still exist as individual entities (e.g. individual GIFs, PNGs, BMPs, JPGs, TIFs, EPSs, PSD, etc.).


This clipart is not designed or intended to be used for compliance with USDOT hazardous materials placarding and labeling regulations (Code of Federal Regulations Title 49) nor the placarding and labeling regulations of any other entity. These graphics files are only designed to be used for training and informational presentations. As such these graphics must not be used for the purposes of printing out placards or labels that would be attached to shipping containers or vehicles!


The placarding CD costs $50.00 including shipping via U.S. Mail and may be ordered online via the PayPal button below using Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Alternatively the CD can be ordered by printing out this page and mailing it with a check for $50.00 U.S. made payable to Kenneth Barbalace. Mail check and order to:

Kenneth Barbalace
Placarding CD
P.O. Box 1004
Portland ME 04104

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Index of placards included and full sized sample

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