Dangerous Goods Shipments
Learn about shipping dangerous goods in just a few minutes.
Dangerous goods are materials or items with physical and/or chemical properties which, if not properly controlled, present a potential hazard to our health and safety, our infrastructure, or the means of transport used to ship them.
This microlearning course ensures employees are familiar with and are able to recognise dangerous goods, as well as remaining aware about the potential risks of transporting dangerous goods. It provides an overview into the legislation imposed by Customs on dangerous goods and how to find out if your shipment is classified as dangerous or not.
What to Expect
Employees can expect to learn:
- The 9 categories of dangerous goods
- How to find out whether your shipmen is classified as dangerous goods
- Packing instructions for high, medium, and low danger goods
- Correct packing and labelling instructions
- What a declaration of dangerous goods is
- Other considerations, such as exemptions on certain goods
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The UN's Dangerous Goods Regulations form the basis of any dangerous goods legislation you may encounter in the UK. These may be set out by a number of bodies, e.g. the International Air Transport Association (IATA) or the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
However your organisations chooses to transport dangerous goods (air, land, or sea) there will be restrictions and regulations to follow regarding handling and transportation.
Great Value Package
Our Compliance Essentials Suite includes all of our compliance training in one neat bundle, as well as access to our 'Take 5' microlearning courses (compact five-minute courses in the form of challenges, presentations, and short games). The suite also includes regular course updates to ensure compliance with new legislation and working practises.
What's more, our intelligent eLearning platform Astute makes it easy to evaluate learners progress, providing detailed audit trails and infographics analytics.
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- Updated courses and platform enhancements
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