Initial – Dangerous Goods Regulations (4 days)

Time frame Topic Sub-topic
Day 1    
08:00-10:30 Welcome Smoke free building
  Self- Introduction Course Administration
  Course Introduction Briefing for Exam
    Course Objective
    Table of Contents
    Appendix A-E
  Section 1 Applicability Definition of DG
    Dangerous Goods (Consignment by Air) (Safety) Ordinance and Regulations Cap-384
    1.1 Basis of these Regulations
    1.2.1 Applicability
    1.2.5 Approvals
    1.2.6 Exemptions
    1.2.7 Exceptions
    1.2.9 Application if Standards
    1.2.10 DG Packages Opened by Customs and Other Authorities
    1.3 Shipper’s Responsibilities
    1.3.3 DG in consolidations
    1.3.4 Retention of documents
    1.4 Operator’s Responsibilities
    1.5 Training Requirement
    Table 1.5A
    1.6 DG Security High consequence DG
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45-12:00 Section 2 Limitation 2.1 Forbidden DG
    2.2 Hidden DG
    Recognition of Undeclared dangerous goods
    2.3 DG carried by passengers or crew
    2.3.1 Forbidden goods Wheelchairs/ Mobility Aids with Spillable Batteries Wheelchairs/ Mobility Aids with Lithium Batteries Camping Stoves and Fuel Containers that have Contained a Flammable Liquid Fuel Mercury Barometer or Thermometer Lithium ion batteries Small Gas Cylinders Containing a Division 2.2 Avalanche Rescue Backpack Heat Producing Articles Safety Matches / Cigarette Lighter Portable electronic devices containing batteries Fuel Cells Contained in Portable Electronic Devices Insulated Packages Containing Refrigerated Liquid Nitrogen (Dry Shipper)
    2.4 Transport of Dangerous Goods by Post
    2.8 State & Operator Variation
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-15:30 Section 3 3.0.2 Hazard Classes
    Introduce Class 1 – Class 9
    Table 3.1.A
    Table 3.3.A
    Table 3.6.A
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break  
15:45-18:00   Table 3.8.A
    Lithium Batteries
    Table 3.10.A
Day 2    
08:00-10:30 Section 4 4.2 List of DG (Blue Pages)
    4.3 Numerical Cross Reference of Dangerous Goods
    2.7 Dangerous Goods in Ltd Qty
    4.4 Special Provisions
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45-12:00   4.1 Selecting proper shipping name
    Table 4.1.A
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-15:30 Section 6 UN Specifications Markings Packaging type code Packaging material code Packaging qualifying codes Format of marking
    Table 6.0.C, Table 6.0.D, Table 6.0.E
    Table 6.5.A
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break  
15:45-18:00 Section 6 Table 5.0.B, Table 5.0.C
    Packing Instructions (Yellow Pages)
Day 3    
08:00-10:30 Different DG packed in one outer packaging
    Exercise Overpacks
10:30-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-12:00 Section 7 Marking 7.0.1 Shipper’s responsibility
    7.1.1 Shipper’s specific responsibilities
    7.1.2 Types of marking Packaging specification for LTD QTY shpt General Markings and additional markings
    7.1.4 Marking for overpack Marking for Limited quantities
12:00-13:00 lunch  
13:00-15:30 Section 7 Labels Types of Labels Label Specifications
    Introduce all Hazard and Handling Labels
15:30-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-18:00 Section 8 Documentation Colour Language
    How to fill in each field in Shipper’s Declaration & AWB
Day 4    
08:00-10:30 Section 10 Radioactive Materials Definition of Radioactive Materials
    Units of activity of Radioactive Materials
    Types of Radioactive Materials
    Table 10.4.B
    Table 10.4.A
10:30-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-13:30   10.7 Marking and Labels
    10.8 Documentation
    Handling of Radioactive Materials
    Case Studies
    Emergency Procedures
13:30-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-15:00 Revision  
15:00-18:00 Examination