Dangerous Goods Course
Dangerous Goods initial and recurrent training is an obligatory requirement for pilots, cabin crew and staff associated with passenger and ground handling.
The training program complies with the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Chapter 1.5.
The training has modules for the following categories of staff
- Operators and ground handling agents staff accepting cargo, mail or stores. Category 6;
- Operators and ground handling agents staff accepting cargo, mail or stores (other than Dangerous Goods). Category 7;
- Operators and ground handling agents staff responsible for handing, storage and loading of cargo, mail or stores and baggage. Category 8;
- Passenger and Handling Staff. Category 9;
- Flight crew members and load planners. Category 10;
- Crew members (other than flight crew members). Category 11;
- Security Staff who deal with the screening of passengers and their baggage and cargo, mail or stores. Category 12.
*The course contents are updated to comply with the amendments of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.
The DGR course includes the topics listed below. The topics are structured for each of the above categories so that their training meets the minimum requirements specified for each group:
- Hazard classes and divisions;
- List of dangerous goods;
- Hidden hazards of undeclared Dangerous Goods;
- Baggage limitations;
- Packages, marking and labeling;
- Storage and loading;
- Emergency situations.
Dangerous Goods training is based on the documents:
- IATA DGR („Dangerous Goods Regulations“);
- ICAO document DOC 9284-AN/905 „Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air“;
- ICAO document DOC 9481- AN/928 „Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving dangerous Goods“;
- IATA PM training program: parts 1,2,3,4 and 5;
- IATA PM instructor guide.