Standards for Technical Roles

Preparation of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Sea (Refresher Training)

Standard Code: 9075

Revision: 3

Amendment: December 2016

Aim and objectives:

The aim and objective of the initial training is for delegates to be able to explain and identify:

  • The IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods) Code
  • United Nations guidance and numbering
  • The role of the enforcing authority
  • The types and classifications of dangerous goods
  • The specification requirements for the packaging and shipping of DGs
  • The requirements for packages, transport units and tanks
  • Segregation of multiple dangerous goods
  • Positioning DGs in a shipping container
  • Marking, labelling and placarding DGs
  • Information required for DG declarations
  • Requirements for Container Packing or Competent Authority Approval certificates
  • Shipping agent acceptance procedures and pre-loading checks

Delegates will be able be updated on the following through the further training programme:

  • The IMDG Code
  • Relevant DG legislation
  • The role of the enforcing authority
  • The specification requirements for packaging, transport units and tanks for transporting dangerous goods
  • Segregation of multiple dangerous goods
  • Required declarations and certificates
  • Shipping agent acceptance procedures and pre-loading checks

Target audience:

Both training programmes are designed for personnel associated with the preparation of dangerous goods for transport by sea to and from an onshore supply base and an offshore installation.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are no pre-requisites for the initial training. Delegates must hold a valid initial training certificate to complete the further training programme.

Validity:

2 years.

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