ADR The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Awareness

In Gateshead

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    Gateshead

Description

At the end of the course the candidate will have sufficient knowledge of dangerous goods and a full understanding of the legislation that governs their carriage and handling. The candidates will also understand their responsibilities under national and international legislation regarding the transport of dangerous goods in small packages or loads.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Gateshead (Tyne and Wear)
North-East Logistics Centre William Street, NE10 OJP

Starts

On request

To take into account

While there are no formal requirements for candidates, they should be both numerate and literate.

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Course programme

Van Hee provides ADR Awareness Training for those people involved in the loading and carrying of dangerous goods in small vehicles, packages or loads. The course is designed to help drivers and loaders to understand the dangers of the substances, and how to handle them safely and correctly in order to prevent risks to themselves and others. This will also cover how to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies.

Objective
At the end of the course the candidate will have sufficient knowledge of dangerous goods and a full understanding of the legislation that governs their carriage and handling.

The candidates will also understand their responsibilities under national and international legislation regarding the transport of dangerous goods in small packages or loads.

They will also realise how to minimise the risk of injury to people and damage to property and the environment. This course also makes clear the need for and provides a platform for ongoing dangerous goods training.

Course Contents
The course consists of theoretical and practical sessions covering:

• Driver duties
• U.N. classifications and packing groups
• Application of regulations
• Loading / unloading procedures and site rules
• Documentation
• Marking of packages and vehicles
• Safe parking
• P.P.E.
• Emergency procedures

Testing
Continuous assessment of the candidate will be made during the practical elements, and a written test at the end of the course will lead to a demonstration of the candidate’s competence.

ADR The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Awareness

Price on request