The General Awareness Course covers the requirements for 49 CFR, ICAO and IMDG, offering candidates a basic overview for transporting dangerous goods by Road, Air and Sea.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
The General Awareness Training Course is suitable for employees handling any class of dangerous goods and only needing to meet the minimum requirements. The General Awareness Training is ideal for candidates starting their career in the transport industry, or candidates requiring a function specific training course.
DGM MATERIALS INCLUDE:
Registration includes a DGM Workbook and certification. Class room courses will receive a laminated Segregation Table for all three modes of transport. TOPICS COVERED IN TRAINING
Meets the requirements of 49 CFR
Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
Identifying hidden dangerous goods
Basic Awareness of the 9 classes of dangerous goods
Using an SDS
Understanding the correct type and use of packaging
Using Correct Marking, Labels and Placarding
Using the Segregation Tables
Handling and Responsibilities in offering and accepting dangerous goods shipments