The IMDG Code requires shore-based personnel engaged in the transport of dangerous goods by sea to be trained in accordance with the roles they perform(Specific Function)
All personnel must be familiar with the general provisions of the IMDG Code(General Awareness). Therefore training must cover:
- the different classes of dangerous goods;
- marking, labelling and placarding;
- transport documentation;
- stowage and segregation; and
- emergency response procedures
Training must be provided at both an awareness level and, where required, at a hands-on function specific level.
Any training provided must be periodically updated with refresher training. Training records must also be kept and be available to employees and competent authorities on request.
It is for the employer to determine who requires training, the appropriate level of training and
How the training is provided.
Our range of courses is designed to meet these requirements.
Which IMDG course do I need?
The following guidance will hopefully answer your question –
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1.) Have you previously taken an IMDG Code training course(s)?
2.) Are you just looking for an overview or awareness of dangerous goods transport provisions?
3.) Does your employment require you to undertake specific tasks or functions relating to the safe transport of dangerous goods by sea?
2.) Our Dangerous Goods Transport General Awareness course provides a familiarisation with dangerous goods transport regulations and an awareness of the duties and requirements that arise from them
The course meets the ‘awareness training’requirements in 188.8.131.52.1 of the IMDG Code, 184.108.40.206 of the ADR Agreement and RID Regulations and also highlights requirements in the IATA air transport regulations
It is ideal for warehouse personnel, clerical workers, administrators, managers, customer service and/or sales personnel and others who have a very limited direct involvement in dangerous goods shipping or transport activities but need a general appreciation of the regulations
Please see the following Guidance notes for more information about the programme
3.) We offer a range of Function-specific courses designed for personnel involved in day-to-day dangerous goods shipping and/or transport activities
We also offer an Advanced level course for personnel who require detailed training on all aspects of the Code’s requirements
Please refer to the following Guidance notes for more information on all these course options