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Dangerous Goods Awareness

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This workshop is part of CILT Skillnet’s Logistics Masterclass Series.


This one-day workshop will provide operational staff with a clear understanding of Dangerous goods, their packaging requirements, safe storage and segregation where required.

It will equip operational staff involved with the transportation of dangerous goods with a clearer understanding of the requirements of Dangerous Goods including risk associated with dangerous goods, the legislation surrounding dangerous goods, the nine classes of dangerous goods as defined in ADR.


Module 1. An introduction to Dangerous Goods and where dangerous goods are found both in the home and the market place. The risks associated with dangerous goods and a review of some major incidents involving dangerous goods. A brief outline of what are considered as dangerous goods.

Module 2. The Marking of Dangerous Goods. Identification of the different marks and labels that surround dangerous goods including their containment and packaging. An explanation of these marking and labels. Where these marks can be found on the dangerous good when packaged or on a vehicle when transporting goods.

Module 3. The nine classes of dangerous goods. The characteristics associated with each of the 9 classes of dangerous goods.

Module 4. Care and Consideration of Dangerous Goods. The responsibilities of both the employer and the employee. The handling including inventory requirements, risk assessments including controls to be considered required surrounding safe storage and transportation. General requirements around storage and segregation of dangerous goods in warehousing and storage environments.

Module 5. Transport of Dangerous Goods. The different regulations surrounding the modes of transport. The roles of the participants in the transport chain.  The equipment required onboard the transport vehicle. The exemptions used during the transport of dangerous goods including the most common exemption used and the requirement to comply with the rules surrounding its use.  Requirement surrounding training for drivers of vehicles transporting dangerous goods

Module 6. Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor Requirement of a DGSA.  How to achieve the qualification and the requirement to renew the qualification every 5 years. The operational duties of the DGSA including the need for an Annual report.

Module 7. Safe storage and segregation of dangerous goods.  Hazzard area classification. The dangers of fire and ignition sources. Emergency actions including informing Emergency services and initial first aid response.


A 60-page manual is provided. The manual content includes the GHS Hazard pictogram and information on the sections of a Safety Data Sheet.


A 50% discount is available to businesses on the third and subsequent Masterclass workshop when they book two different workshops at the normal subsidised price of €149 (t&cs apply). To get this discount email [email protected] after booking your first two workshops and we’ll send you a discount code to use for future bookings.

The unsubsidised price for this course is €250.

Lunch provided.

All Masterclass workshops can be delivered on an in-house basis allowing you to train more personnel at a time and place that best suits your business. Email [email protected] for more information.

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