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Dangerous Goods Regulations (CAT6)

Safety is paramount in the aviation industry: Ensure that you know how to read and apply the regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by air. These regulations include legal requirements, operational restrictions, packaging instructions, marking, labeling, and documentation to ensure the safe transportation of these goods. Gain the competencies to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods according to the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Know the contents of the dangerous goods regulations;

  • Deal with all types of dangerous goods covered by the dangerous goods regulations;

  • Apply IATA dangerous goods regulations correctly;

  • Differentiate between shipper’s and operator’s responsibilities and identify his responsibilities;

  • Identify dangerous goods;

  • Read the alphabetical list of dangerous goods;

  • Apply the general packing requirements and the specific packing instructions or verify that they have been followed;

  • Verify that the use of a packaging complies with the limitations of the specification indicated on the package;

  • Properly mark and label a dangerous goods package or verify that the marking or labeling requirements have been met;

  • Recognize and apply the appropriate state and/or operator variations;

  • Accept or reject a shipment correctly by use of an acceptance check list;

  • Follow general emergency procedures when a damaged/leaking package is discovered.

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