Dangerous Goods Awareness (Online)

Start date: 11 May 2021

Duration: 9:30am - 1:30pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Certificate: Dangerous Goods Awareness Certificate

Cost: €50

Course code: 18382

Programme overview

This Dangerous Goods Awareness course is suitable for anyone working in the transport, warehousing, distribution, and storage industries who may handle dangerous goods and/or hazardous goods.

This course will give you the necessary skills to accept, handle and process shipments containing dangerous goods and show that you are able to correctly apply all the provisions. After completing this training, the student should be familiar with the contents of the Dangerous Goods Regulations and will be able to deal with all types of dangerous goods covered by the Dangerous Goods Regulations.

The course outline is as follows:

- Introduction to Dangerous Goods
- Risk of Dangerous Goods
- Legislation
- What are Dangerous Goods
- The Nine classes of dangerous Goods / pictograms
- Packing Groups for Dangerous Goods
- Containment and packaging of Dangerous Goods

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a Dangerous Goods Awareness Certificate.

The subsidised cost of the course is €50.

Who Is This Course For?

This Dangerous Goods Awareness course is suitable for anyone working in the transport, warehousing, distribution, and storage industries who may handle dangerous goods and/or hazardous goods.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the general philosophy of Dangerous Goods.
  • Identify the nine (9) Classes of Dangerous Goods.
  • Outline the packing requirements of Dangerous Goods.
  • Outline the procedures used in the event of Dangerous Goods spillage or leakage.

Course Content

The course outline is as follows:

  • Introduction to Dangerous Goods
  • Risk of Dangerous Goods
  • Legislation
  • What are Dangerous Goods
  • The Nine classes of dangerous Goods / pictograms
  • Packing Groups for Dangerous Goods
  • Containment and packaging of Dangerous Goods

There will be short answer assessment activities integrated into several parts of the course – (multiple choice, multiple response, true/false, etc)

Course Requirements

A computer with internet access sufficient for live streaming is required.

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