Dangerous Goods Regulations for shippers and packers categories 1 and 2


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Dangerous Goods Regulations for shippers and packers categories 1 and 2

Who should undertake this course

? Shippers and packers

? Manufacturers and exporters of dangerous goods or products that contain dangerous goods

? Station managers responsible for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air

? Consolidators and freight forwarders

Course objectives:

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

? Comply with IATA’s DGR for shipping dangerous goods by air

? Complete the shipper’s declaration for dangerous goods

? Identify, classify, pack, mark, label and document dangerous goods according to regulations

? Understand the legal aspects and responsibilities of transporting dangerous goods

Course content:

  • Basis of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Legal aspects and responsibilities and various players in the transportation of Dangerous goods
  • Limitations for the carriage of dangerous goods by air
  • Classification and identification of dangerous goods
  • Packing, marking and labeling requirements: UN specifications, limited quantities and other packaging
  • Shipment of radioactive materials (optional)
  • Required transport documentations: Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD), air waybill, and the use of the checklist to verify compliance
  • Recognition of undeclared dangerous goods
  • Dangerous goods emergency response and reporting procedures.
  • Provisions for passengers and crew


Initial: 5 days

Refresher: 3 days


An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course and attaining the course mark of 80%.

A special Distinction will be awarded to participants who get 90% and above in the final exam.

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