Dangerous goods are commodities that can be dangerous in specific circumstances. These materials may be transported by air only if suitable precautions are taken. Dangerous goods consist not only of obvious substances such as corrosive, explosives and flammables, but also include less apparent articles like thermometers, refrigerants and some everyday household items such as aerosols, perfumes and cleaning detergents.
To ensure safe transport of dangerous goods by air there are internationally agreed rules, published by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) named Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) annually publishing Dangerous Goods Regulations which are fully compliant with latest edition ICAO TI and based on Annex 18 to the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation.
This training is focused on changes in the latest edition of DGR but covers all aspects of transport of Dangerous Goods by Air. It’s designed for the cargo agent, the freight forwarder and operators’ dangerous goods acceptance personnel (Category 6 from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Table 1.5.A). The training has been produced to help students to achieve appropriate knowledge in all aspects of handling and transporting dangerous goods by air. Recurrent training must take place within 24 months of previous training to ensure knowledge is current.
Detailed Content / Topics – The following Subjects will be addressed –
The training is focused on changes in latest edition of DGR, but covers all of the following topics:
Marking and labeling
Target groups –
This training is designed for the cargo agent, the freight forwarder and operators’ dangerous goods acceptance personnel (Category 6 from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Table 1.5.A).
Working knowledge of English language is required. As well basic principles of transport of cargo by air. Possession of a valid Category 6 Certificate and current edition of IATA DGR is a must.
Learning Objectives –
After successful completion of this training the student will be able to:
– apply the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations correctly;
– apply the legal aspects involved;
– identify dangerous goods;
– identify classes of dangerous goods;
– navigate through the List of Dangerous Goods;
– understand the packing requirements and packing instructions;
– properly mark and label (or verify)a dangerous goods packages;
– correctly complete or verify Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and appropriate Airwaybil;
– accept a shipment correctly by use of an acceptance check list;
– follow general emergency procedures when a damaged or leaking package is discovered.
3 days – Each training day will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.
To register for this training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or Call +359 28210806