Initial – Dangerous Goods Regulations (5 days)

Time Frame Topic Sub-topic
Day 1    
09:00-10:30 Welcome  
  Self Introduction  
  Course Introduction Smoke free building
    Course Administration
    Briefing for Exam
    Course Objective
  Introduction to DG Book Table of Contents
    Appendix A-E
    Video viewing – it’s your responsibility
  Section 1 Applicability Definition of DG
    Dangerous Goods (Consignment by Air) (Safety) Ordinance and Regulations Cap-384
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45-12:00   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
    1.6 DG Security High consequence DG
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:30 Section 2 Limitation 2.1 Forbidden DG
    2.2 Hidden DG
    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) Portable Electronic Equipment Containing Non-Spillable Batteries Non-Infectious Specimens Packed with Small Quantities of Flammable Liquids Internal Combustion or Fuel Cell
    2.4 Transport of Dangerous Goods by Post
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break  
15:45-17:00   2.8 State & Operator Variation
    2.8.1 State Variations List Summary
    2.8.2 List of State Variations
    2.8.3 Operator Variations List Summary
    2.8.4 List of Operator Variations
Day 2    
09:00-10:30 Recap of Day 1  
  Section 3 Classification 3.0.2 Hazard Classes
    Introduce Class 1 – Class 9
    Video viewing – DG Classification
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45-12:00   Table 3.1.A
    Table 3.3.A
    Table 3.6.A Classification of infectious substances
    Table 3.6.D
    Table 3.8.A
    Lithium Batteries
    Table 3.10.A
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:30   Exercise
  Section 4 Identification 4.2 List of DG (Blue Pages)
    4.3 Numerical Cross Reference of Dangerous Goods
    2.6 DG in excepted quantities
    2.7 Dangerous Goods in Ltd Qty
    4.4 Special Provisions
15:30-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-17:00   Exercise
    4.1 Selecting proper shipping name
    Table 4.1.A
Day 3    
09:00-10:30 Recap of day 2  
  Section 6 Packaging UN Specifications Markings
    Video viewing UN Packaging 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
  Section 5 Packing Table 5.0.B, Table 5.0.C
    Packing Instructions (Yellow Pages)
10:30-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-12:00 Section 5 Packing Different DG packed in one outer packaging
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:30 Section 2 Limitation Dangerous goods in Excepted Quantities, APIO
    Table 2.6.A
  Section 5 Packing Overpacks
15:30-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-17:00 Overpack Exercise
Day 4    
09:00-10:30 Recap of Day 3  
  Section 7 Marking & Labelling 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 Language General Markings and additional markings
10:30-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-12:00   7.1.4 Marking for overpack Limited quantities Salvage packagings environmentally hazardous substances
    7.2.1 Shippers specific responsibilities Types of Labels Label Specifications
    Introduce all Hazard and Handling Labels
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-15:30 Section 8 Documentation Shipper’s Declaration & AWB Colour Language
    How to fill in each field in Shipper’s Declaration & AWB
15:30-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-17:00 Section 10 Radioactive Materials Definition of Radioactive Materials
    Units of activity of Radioactive Materials
    Types of Radioactive Materials
    Table 10.4.B
Day 5    
09:00-10:30 Recap of Day 4  
  Section 10 Radioactive Materials Table 10.4.A
    10.7 Marking
    10.7 Labels
10:30-10:45 Coffee break  
10:45-12:00   10.8 Documentation
    Table 9.3.A
    Handling of General DG
    Handling of Radioactive Materials
    Loading of Live Animals and DG
    Case Studies
    Emergency Procedures
    Retention of Documents
12:00-13:30 Lunch  
13:30-16:30 Examination