Course aims & objectives
This comprehensive course aims to provide candidates with a thorough understanding of the ADR (Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses par Route) and IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods) Regulations for the transportation of dangerous goods by road and sea. Participants will be introduced to essential topics such as goods classification, packaging requirements, labeling, marking, and the crucial documentation needed for the safe transport of dangerous goods. The course also covers the UK derogations, ensuring candidates possess a solid foundation in the regulations. It can serve as a valuable pre-course study for the full DG (Dangerous Goods) Road & Sea course.
The modules covered in this course are as follows:
Introduction to Dangerous Goods Regulations: Candidates will gain an overview of the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods by road and sea, understanding the importance of compliance and the potential risks involved.
Security: Participants will explore security measures and protocols specific to the transportation of dangerous goods, emphasizing the significance of maintaining a secure supply chain and mitigating potential threats.
Classification: This module focuses on the classification of dangerous goods, enabling candidates to identify and categorize different types of hazardous materials accurately.
Packing Characteristics: Participants will learn about appropriate packaging requirements and techniques for different classes of dangerous goods, ensuring safe containment and minimizing the risk of accidents or leaks during transportation.
Hazard Labels: This module covers the internationally recognized hazard labels and markings used to identify and communicate the nature of dangerous goods, ensuring proper handling and storage.
Documentation: Candidates will gain an understanding of the essential documentation, such as shipping papers and transport documents, required for the transport of dangerous goods by road and sea. They will learn how to accurately complete and maintain these documents to ensure regulatory compliance.
Safety and Emergency Procedures: This module emphasizes the importance of safety protocols and emergency procedures specific to the transportation of dangerous goods. Participants will learn how to respond effectively to incidents, accidents, or emergencies involving hazardous materials.
By completing this course, candidates will acquire a solid foundation in the ADR and IMDG Regulations, along with the necessary knowledge and skills to handle and transport dangerous goods safely by road and sea. The course serves as an invaluable resource for individuals seeking to enhance their understanding of dangerous goods regulations or as a preparatory study for further training in the DG Road & Sea course.