Past Events

Dangerous Goods Regulations Updates and Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC)

Event Date: 21 October 2010

Any goods that pose a risk to people, property and the environment are classified as dangerous goods and are assigned to different classes ranging from 1 to 9. The transport of dangerous goods is regulated in order to prevent, as far as possible, accidents involving people or property also damage to the evironment.  Each mode of transport, (air, sea, road, rail and inland waterway) has its own regulations but they are now largely harmonized with the Model Regulations.

What was covered:
The presentation covered all the recent changes to the regulations governing transport of dangerous goods. This also included examination of ADR, IMDG and IATA publications and covered areas such as:- 

  • Updated regulatory framework
  • New classification procedures
  • Excepted and Limited quantity markings
  • Environmental markings
  • GHS labels
  • Tunnel Codes
  • Driver Training
  • Vehicle loading checks
  • Penalty notices
  • Security issues

Bonus Feature:  Driver CPC 
The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for Drivers is a compulsory requirement for all Passenger Vehicle Drivers from 10/09/2008 and for Road Haulage Drivers from 10/09/2009. This is now more complex and rigorous than ever before and requires a broader level of knowledge and understanding.

Additionally, the regulations on Driver CPC was explained and any questions relating to training provision was covered.

Document Downloads

File Title File Type File Size
Dangerous Goods Update Dangerous Goods Update 974 KB
Driver CPC Driver CPC 47 KB

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