Dangerous Goods Awareness

Persons employed by the participants referred to in Chapter 1.4, whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods, shall receive training in the requirements governing the carriage of such goods appropriate to their responsibilities and duties. Training requirements specific to security of dangerous goods in Chapter 1.10 shall also be addressed.

This training is not ADR training which is required by drivers moving dangerous goods that are considered 'in scope' of the ADR regulations but the Training of persons other than the drivers holding a certificate involved in the carriage of dangerous goods by road

"Persons whose duties concern the carriage of dangerous goods by road shall have received training in the requirements governing the carriage of such goods appropriate to their responsibilities and duties according to Chapter 1.3. This requirement shall apply to individuals such as personnel who are employed by the road vehicle operator or the consignor, personnel who load or unload dangerous goods, personnel in freight forwarding or shipping agencies and drivers of vehicles other than drivers holding a certificate in accordance with 8.2.1, involved in the carriage of dangerous goods by road."

The various roles referred to include *
* Warehouse personnel
* Packers
* Fillers
* Loaders and unloaders
* Consignors & Consignees.
* Operator/Carrier

Please note that it is a requirement that The training shall be effected before taking on responsibilities concerning the carriage of dangerous goods.

This is usually a bespoke Dangerous Goods Awareness courses for staff associated with the transport of dangerous goods in line with Chapters 1.3 and 1.4 of ADR. The course includes training on

General awareness training (to include the requirements of the provisions for the carriage of Dangerous Goods by road.)

Function Specific Training (to include the candidates' duties and responsibilities concerning the carriage of Dangerous Goods.)

Safety Training commensurate with the degree of risk or exposure arising from an incident including the handling of dangerous goods.

And can be delivered on client's premises and thus made relevant to the clients need