If an operation is involved in shipping dangerous goods by road, it is mandatory that staff receive regular training, ‘appropriate to their responsibilities and duties’ (ADR Chapter 1.3). In addition, HSA requirements call for staff involved in the packing, documentation, handling, loading/unloading or shipment of dangerous goods to have an understanding of certain EU regulations.
Who should attend?
Training is required for staff from road vehicles operators, shippers, freight agents, cargo handling agents and airlines who:
manufacture, consign, classify, pack, mark or label dangerous goods which will be shipped by road – prepare transport documents, mark/placard or are otherwise responsible for the provision of road transport vehicles, bulk packing or freight containers
Are directly involved in the transport of dangerous goods by road as determined by the competent authority.
Benefits of attending
Up-to-date knowledge and notification of future developments in dangerous goods legislation
Peace of mind that you are satisfying your statutory responsibilities
Introduction to ADR manuals and similarities with Air programme
Limited Quantity provisions
Marking and labelling of packages and IBCs
Placarding of containers, tanks and vehicles
Overview of EU road regulations
Exemptions from the Transport Operation
Course duration 2 days.